Snow in August

Rusty here. The weather finally cooled off here in the mountains and you aren't going to believe what we woke up to. SNOW!

We still got in our hikes, and the snow felt so great on the paws.

It was enough to put a giant smile on my face.

The black and white team had fun, too!

Cheoah even got to do some snow slides.

Just one last thing to tell you - AUGUST FOOLS!

Rusty! Stop laughing. That's APRIL, not AUGUST!

Oh. Never mind.


  1. Ryker on August 5, 2010 at 5:19 pm

    I thought something was fishy!

  2. Mochi on August 5, 2010 at 1:45 pm

    BOL! You fooled us! 😛


  3. Lexi and Jasper the Danes on August 3, 2010 at 6:03 am

    You guys must of had great fun in the snow! Though we think we will leave it up to you guys and your fluffy coats – we would frezze our tails off :p

    Licks and lots of slobber,
    Lexi and Jasper the Danes

  4. Ben on August 3, 2010 at 12:45 am

    I told my momma you was foolin’ her…but NO you totally got her.
    enjoy the grass, snow will be here soon.

  5. Sagira on August 2, 2010 at 6:34 pm

    You had me going, I was like wow snow in August. 🙂

  6. Kari on August 2, 2010 at 6:17 pm

    oh my I remember that from living in AK!

    Don’t forget, we’ve moved to

  7. Life With Dogs on August 1, 2010 at 11:50 pm

    I knew there was no way in hell – but way to scramble our brains just in time for the work week. :p

  8. Emma Rose and the Duchess on August 1, 2010 at 11:45 pm

    Hook, line, and sinker! You got us good 🙂

  9. Homer on August 1, 2010 at 6:37 pm

    I thought it was real when I saw you guys frolicking out in the snow. You had me fooled.

    Nottie… nottie.


  10. Clive on August 1, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    We were starting to get really amazed there … just for a second or two ….

    take care
    Clive and Murray

  11. Kira The BeaWootiful on August 1, 2010 at 6:14 pm

    Woos Rusty, woo are one bad boy fur getting all of us Sibes very jealous…. thats ok, I forgive woo, fur now, just send some snow down here to florida this winter.
    ~husky kisses~
    -Kira the BeaWootiful

  12. fullofgrace on August 1, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    HA! You had me going there for a moment..I was thinking WHERE are they from again??? 😉 Great Almost August Fools! 🙂

  13. The OP Pack on August 1, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    Oh, you had us going for a bit there. In fact, Mom is running down the road to catch TD and Ciara who decided to run right on over.

    Love those last two pics:)

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  14. Twix on August 1, 2010 at 5:40 pm

    OMD! YOu had me soooo worried there for a moment. I am dreading that winter is on its way. You Sibes are crazy the way you act in the stuff.

  15. Ruby's Raiser on August 1, 2010 at 5:00 pm

    Haha, you had us going, too! It was so refreshing just looking at your post. And now seeing those big smiles, I’m thinking we might need to make another trip to that glacier very soon…

  16. The Army of Four on August 1, 2010 at 4:10 pm

    Woo! You guys are as bad as Ammy! (Umm… and you had me going…)

  17. Steve & Kat on August 1, 2010 at 4:07 pm

    Before you said August fools, I was ready to pack my bags and come over.


  18. Dennis the Vizsla on August 1, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    And here I thought you were about to debunk climate change! 😉

  19. gus, louie and callie on August 1, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    You totally had us fooled Rusy.. Thanks for cooling us off…

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  20. Wild Dingo on August 1, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    ya, but Rusty can totally get away with August Fools, cuz Rust marches to the beat of Rusty’s drums! right?

    Hey Rusty, We’re sending you (and ONLY you) a year’s supply of raw meatty bones… delectable, delicious and allllll YOURS!

    August Fools!
    wild dingo

  21. Lorenza on August 1, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    Ohhh! You got me too!
    Happy sunday!
    Kisses and hugs

  22. Bobo and Meja on August 1, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    HAHAHAHA you got us with that one. Ar Ar Ar!

    Bobo and Meja

  23. Stella on August 1, 2010 at 12:48 pm

    Stella and I were ready to pack up and head out for Maggie Valley. It looked THAT good!

    Keep up the fun, Rusty!

    Stella and Jo

  24. AC on August 1, 2010 at 11:41 am

    No fair, Rusty! You had me there. I guess you can get away with it…darn cute, smiley, doggy face!

  25. Pup Fan on August 1, 2010 at 10:46 am

    Haha… I admit I was falling for it! I’m apparently gullible first thing in the morning. 🙂

  26. Sammie on August 1, 2010 at 10:43 am

    Waz gonna say… “No way” hahahahha! Nice n cool post!
    Hugs xoxoxo
    Sammie and crew

  27. [email protected] on August 1, 2010 at 10:27 am

    It was a nice thought, though!


  28. Zona on August 1, 2010 at 9:52 am

    BOL! I was thinking this is PAWSOME because we’re headed to NC in a couple of days! Oh well, it will still be fun even without an August snow. Looking at your pictures sure made me feel cooler though!


  29. Mimi & CC Cabana on August 1, 2010 at 9:36 am

    Ha ha! I too figured it was not for real, knowing how hot it’s been there. But I guess weirder things have happened. It was nice to see snow photos, though–like seeing tropical beach shots in the dead of winter.

  30. norwood on August 1, 2010 at 9:35 am

    Huh your siberian mind games didn’t fool me!!! That rooster boy.. is full of tom foolery.

  31. Houndstooth on August 1, 2010 at 9:11 am

    I was waiting for it to all be a dream! Knowing Rusty as the jester he is, I think he’s allowed to pull an August Fool’s Day if he wants! He looks so darned happy in every picture!

  32. KB on August 1, 2010 at 9:02 am

    I LOVE Rusty’s sense of humor! On a related note, I have my computer set for a random slide show when I stop using it. The snow photos do look very nice on the warmer days!

  33. Shawnee the Shepherd on August 1, 2010 at 8:42 am

    You had me wonnering how I could be up north in the mountains wif no snows and you be down south in the mountains wif snows. That did not seem rite. But you did be pulling my paw, BOL!

  34. Pip on August 1, 2010 at 8:16 am

    You totally had me going!! LOL!

    Your pal, Pip

  35. Ricky on August 1, 2010 at 7:54 am

    You all didn’t fool me! I was scrolling down through the snow photos thinking, “Is this an April Fool’s in August?” and I was right! LOL!

  36. MAXMOM on August 1, 2010 at 7:45 am

    Awwww!…I’m so happy for the herd! This is paradise for them all. I have a big smile on my face!
    Sending lotsaluv to you all.

  37. Rachel on August 1, 2010 at 7:43 am

    Samia got all excited there for a minute. You got us, too!

  38. Khyra on August 1, 2010 at 7:05 am

    Dang –

    I was ready to round up Merdie and head to NC –


  39. Khumbu on August 1, 2010 at 3:00 am

    Woooo Great post Rusty you big joker :-)) Only 2 months to go till some of that white fluffy stuff arrives 🙂


  40. Cheyenne Millie on August 1, 2010 at 2:06 am

    Ha! Ha! Me being whom I am would have believed you.

  41. Huffle Mawson on August 1, 2010 at 2:03 am

    You had me going for a minute there Rusty 🙂

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