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We have had a stretch of very mild – even warm – weather, but that all changed last night as the temperature dropped back below freezing. In fact, we are not expected to get back above freezing until early next week, so we have a few cold days in front of us. Of course, we are rough, tough sled dogs, right, so the cold weather doesn’t bother us, does it?
Hey, we live a rough, tough life here at Chez Herd.
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This Week's Thundering Herd Special Features
Weekly thoughts from our Hu-Dad with the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and a gratuitous dog photo of us.
What Weather When?
March 26, 2023
How do you dress for a day in the Western North Carolina Mountains? Just answer what weather when? Good luck with that.
Way Back Wednesday
Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,700 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.
The Queen and Decorum
Even after a long hike, a Queen must always avoid a fashion faux pas like, say, an out of place tongue. No, the Queen and Decorum are intact.
Mom sez: I’ve noticed even our 12-year-old, arthritic Ice-Man has become a “new guy” with the advent of the colder weather. It’s almost like he’s finally getting over mourning for Ayla, and has been out in the back yard in our 8 inches of snow, finding some of his old bones, and tossing them around, jumping into the snow after them. Though, when he IS in the house, he still likes to curl up in his corner in the hallway, or on our bed.
I’m a first-time husky owner, living in the South. Our temps are down around freezing too and our 1-year-old husky seems to get more energy the colder it gets! He is loving this after living through our humid summers. Loving it though, even though I have to get out in the cold for our “run”. I jog….he races.
Ah, yes, our youngsters – Typhoon in particular – have had a blast running and playing in this cold weather. The seniors – er, more experienced member of the Herd – say there is nothing wrong with indoor time on cold days.
That looks about right Hu-Dad after the quick walk and cold paw mine do the same. Stay warm