June Tree Check

We went walking Sunday morning in the field and wanted to share a picture of our tree with the June leaves. Well, and the hu-dad wanted to prove that he had actually mowed our field.

We walked to the other end of the field and took this picture, which gives you an idea of how big the tree is. Look to the left of the tree and you will see the red team walking.

Turning around, we looked over at our neighbors - Cataloochee Ski. Looks like some work going on, so we went down to investigate.

Woo - now THAT is a plumbing project! They are installing some new water lines and snow guns to further enhance their snow making abilities

So for all of you sweltering fans, we will have skiers on these slopes in five months - or sooner. THINK SNOW!


  1. Moxie Paws on June 26, 2010 at 10:17 am

    Hop hop hop…Spectacular view any time of year I would suspect. And a form of therapy! Friend of mine used to live in Manchester, VT looks very similar. Have a great weekend!

  2. Kari on June 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm

    sigh, i love that tree

  3. Dennis the Vizsla on June 25, 2010 at 11:12 am

    Oooh, snow guns! I want a battery of those!

  4. Twinkietinydog on June 25, 2010 at 12:16 am

    Over time, I’ve grown fond of your tree too! BTW I don’t know if you recall, but you left me a comment when I left my pack during a hike. You said that it was very Siberian of me. I want to say: I am honored. Thank you very much!

  5. Lorenza on June 24, 2010 at 10:46 pm

    You have a pawesome view there!
    I love your big tree!
    Kisses and hugs

  6. Twix on June 24, 2010 at 10:25 pm

    That is one hooge tree! I know you guys love it but I am not a fan of snow. I hope we don’t get any ever again. I am much happier sweltering. Mom on the other hand….

  7. siku marie on June 24, 2010 at 8:11 pm

    Thanks for the refreshingly cool (and beautiful)thought guys! Where can we order those snow guns?

  8. gus, louie and callie on June 24, 2010 at 7:13 pm

    Oh what a beautiful tree. Everything is so green.. Great job at mowing Dad.. Yepper there will be snow before you know it…

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  9. Huffle Mawson on June 24, 2010 at 6:57 pm

    I had no idea the tree was so big!

  10. Stephanie on June 24, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    Beautiful views and gorgeous dogs! I admire your care of these rescues.

  11. The Army of Four on June 24, 2010 at 5:51 pm

    That tree is really cool! And beautiful. So is the red team!!!
    Play bows,

  12. The Poupounette on June 24, 2010 at 4:23 pm

    Beautiful tree and stunning scenery all around!


  13. Houndstooth on June 24, 2010 at 11:22 am

    We never doubted that the Hu-Dad mowed it, really! Maybe you need to add a herd of goats to help with that! Snow guns sound very intriguing right now!

  14. The OP Pack on June 24, 2010 at 9:52 am

    Wow, that must have been a lot of work for the huDad – wouldn’t it be great if you did what the wild dingo suggested.

    Snow guns??? Can we get them at WallyWorld? We sure could use some snow with all this heat here.

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  15. AC on June 24, 2010 at 9:17 am

    Wow! Love that tree. It’s huge!! Snow in 5 months…I’m afraid we’ll still be having heat waves. Good thing Kona’s no sibe =)

  16. [email protected] on June 24, 2010 at 8:46 am

    You have a beautiful view and a beautiful yard!


  17. tula on June 24, 2010 at 6:29 am

    The t-herds watering of the tree sure paid off!
    green paws!


  18. Wild Dingo on June 24, 2010 at 6:26 am

    hu dad needs to put in a husky fence around your field so you can romp and roll in it! booowhahahah… wild dingo loves to give directives for more work… 😉

  19. Martha and Bailey on June 24, 2010 at 6:20 am

    That is one HUGE tree in a HUGE field! There are skiers on the Cairngorms even in this lovely June weather!
    We are not sure how that works – we saw them when we flew over – of course we can fly, can’t you?

  20. Khyra on June 24, 2010 at 1:50 am

    After the yukhky weather we’ve had this week, I would LOVE to see snow on those slopes –

    Even I don’t stay out long!


  21. Holly & Khady on June 24, 2010 at 1:29 am

    Wow, your tree sure has gotten big!!

    Oh, and we have been thinking SNOW since March, when the last of our disappeared! Especially in this 90 degree heat and humidity!

    Holly and Khady

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