Checking on our Snow and Spring

Our tree is really starting to leaf out.

And you can see how the snow is disappearing from Cataloochee Ski (despite our little snow fall we reported on Facebook earlier this week)

Down by the ski lodge, the retreat of our snowy friend is so evident.

But we love the mix of snow and spring!


  1. Kari on May 3, 2010 at 9:03 pm

    It sure is a beautiful time of year!

  2. Dennis the Vizsla on May 1, 2010 at 3:12 pm

    I see the glaciers are in full retreat …

  3. Mr Koda MD on April 30, 2010 at 4:25 am

    Lucky for some! Winter has descended upon me and I am always cold and WET!!!

    Sun would be nice

    At least adventures can still be had in the cold!


  4. Siku Marie on April 30, 2010 at 12:36 am

    Spring just bristles with energy…and beauty!

  5. Emma Rose and the Duchess on April 29, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    Wow I bet that tree is going to be beautiful pretty soon! We are really looking forward to warmer weather and SUNSHINE!!!

    Emma Rose

  6. The Army of Four on April 29, 2010 at 8:53 pm

    That’s so beautiful! Of course we like the snow more than the Spring… but that’s only natural!
    Play bows,

  7. Life With Dogs on April 29, 2010 at 7:58 pm

    Isn’t it amazing how the landscape is transformed? Spring is the best!

  8. Huffle Mawson on April 29, 2010 at 7:02 pm

    Wow, look how green that grass is! Sorry, we don’t have green grass in Australia any more, due to a massive drought. There’s even a drought in my parsley pot these days.

  9. Sagira on April 29, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    Snow and spring would be a really neat mix…
    But looks like the snow is really going bye bye until next year.

  10. The OP Pack on April 29, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    We were wondering the same thing – can you go and hike on the ski trails now that it is closed?

    Very cool seeing the greenery and the whiteness.

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  11. Sammie on April 29, 2010 at 1:05 pm

    I am in complete agreement – what beautiful scenes from your part of the world! Are you allowed to go on the ski area snow now? I hope so – then you definitely have the absolute best of both worlds!
    Hugs xo

  12. Khyra on April 29, 2010 at 12:06 pm

    It snow brings tears to my eyes…


  13. Jeanine on April 29, 2010 at 10:05 am

    What great trails!! Hook those sibes up to a scooter!!!

  14. Homer on April 29, 2010 at 9:25 am

    Clear blue skies with gorgeous view. Love it!


  15. MAXDOG on April 29, 2010 at 8:59 am

    Your countryside is looking wonderful! I think of you guys often…and am following you! Love to the herd.

  16. Houndstooth on April 29, 2010 at 8:16 am

    That just looks so cool! I wonder how much longer that snow will last, though.

  17. Wild Dingo on April 29, 2010 at 2:45 am

    um, it ain’t snow if there ain’t a husky in it. just pointing out the obvious.

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