Some Snowy Scenes

We have been celebrating an actual winter all week long (with apologies to our Northeastern US friends who have apparently stolen every bit of our winter). Our low yesterday was -7ºF (-22ºC) and our high was 9ºF (-13ºC) and our wind chill was -24ºF (-31ºC), we had several inches of fresh snow on the ground and it was just glorious.

Ok, just ignore the grumbling of our Hu-dad in the background – we thought it was glorious. So we thought we would share some snowy scenes from around Chez Herd.

beautiful morning

Yesterday morning was absolutely beautiful, if a little chilly.

Hu-dad said he let us in and out about eleventy-seven bazillion times yesterday, though that was primarily because he wouldn’t just come out and bask in the perfect weather. He kept muttering that he had work to do, but he really needs to get his priorities straight.

come outside

Come on outside, Hu-dad, the snow on my face says how perfect today is.

frozen snow

The top of the snow is frozen so solid that Typhoon can walk on top of several inches of snow without breaking through.

savor the snow

But then you find that perfect spot, break through, and just savor the snow.

Of course, those members of The Herd who have seen several winters of real snow, week after week, are not as easily impressed.


We’ve seen it, Hu-dad. Ready to come back inside.

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We continue to get ready for WinterFest Smoky Style to be held in Maggie Valley, NC, February 27 through March 1. This week, we gave an interview to the Smoky Mountain News and this article was the result. Hope we get to meet many of you at the event!


  1. The Ao4 on February 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    We just love the article – but why didn’t they interview you guys instead of the Hu-dad?
    You have way more snow than we do. Can I come over and build a really cool snow fort?
    Yours sincerely,
    Margaret Thatcher

  2. Mom 'n Ice on February 20, 2015 at 4:18 am

    Mom sez: Kiska and Qannik look about as impressed with the snow as Ice is right about now. He’s had enough.
    Is Ty blowing coat already? He sure looks like it in that top picture of him.

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