Sunday Morning Stroll

We went off Sunday morning for our usual stroll.

It has been a while since we have shared a picture of our favorite tree in our field.

Its sheer size stuns us no matter how often we see it (and, yes, that is the red team at its base).

And we sat under the tree for a while watching the skiers and snowboarders at Cataloochee Ski.


  1. Pup Fan on February 1, 2011 at 11:51 am

    I enjoyed the pretty… thanks for the pics!

  2. siku marie on February 1, 2011 at 1:13 am

    There is nothing finer than sitting under a Thinking Tree on a blue sky day and just soaking in the Universe!

  3. Holly & Khady on February 1, 2011 at 12:43 am

    It really is a cool tree. Even with no leaves!

    Are you losing all your snow?


  4. Life With Dogs on January 31, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    Has the big east coast snow storm moved into herd country yet? If not feel free to send them north for a week, they would be in heaven. πŸ™‚

    You should paint that tree – or have an artist do it…

  5. Sagira on January 31, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    Sounds like it was a nice stroll. πŸ™‚

  6. Wild Dingo on January 31, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    is the snow gone under your tree now?

  7. Elyse and Riley on January 31, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    It must be fun watching all the people ski and snowboard! That tree is HUUUUUGE!

    Elyse and Riley

  8. Huffle Mawson on January 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    What a shame most of your snow is gone! Oh well, I’m sure you’ll get some more soon enough.

  9. Kari on January 31, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    Ive been missing that tree πŸ™‚


  10. Ryker on January 31, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    We like your big strong tree too!

  11. Kristine on January 31, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    That is a gigantically, gorgeous tree. I see why it is your favourite! What a lovely day to take a stroll.

  12. Anna the GSD on January 31, 2011 at 11:22 am

    I know you love the snows, but I can’t wait to see the Tree when spring comes with those BRIGHT GREEN little leaves! So pretty!

  13. The OP Pack on January 31, 2011 at 11:20 am

    Nothing beats a great Sunday stroll through the snow. We have our own BIG storm coming in tomorrow. We are so glad we finally got sprung from the spa so we can enjoy it now.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  14. Stumpy and cyndi on January 31, 2011 at 10:18 am

    That tree is magnificent! looks like a perfect Sunday stroll (or anytime!)

  15. Khyra on January 31, 2011 at 9:49 am

    My tree has snow –

    Khome North and play with me!


  16. KB on January 31, 2011 at 8:54 am

    I can see from these photos that you have the same dichotomy in your world – areas that look almost bare and then areas that look to be fully in the grip of winter.

    You must look forward to the buds and leaves of your tree every year.

  17. Houndstooth on January 31, 2011 at 8:17 am

    That looks like a pretty perfect weekend to us! We’re curious to know about how far you hike every Saturday or Sunday.

    I never get tired of seeing that tree! I admit it, I have tree envy.

  18. Terri Jacobson on January 31, 2011 at 7:38 am

    Looks like you had the same beautiful Sunday that we had.

  19. priscilla on January 31, 2011 at 1:48 am

    Is spring coming back soon?

  20. rottrover on January 31, 2011 at 1:36 am

    What a nice stroll! We got robbed!! First it rained and then Mom had to take some dumb class online. Sheesh! At least SOME pack got to have fun today!

    -Gizmo, Ruby and Bart

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