April Snows Bring Husky Glows

Humans get so many things wrong. For example, they think the saying is “April showers bring May flowers,” when it is really “April snows bring Husky glows.”

Silly humans

Silly humans.

Most people’s weather perception of North Carolina comes from the lower elevations to the east of us, but those of us who live in the mountains know that April snows are normal. In fact, Mount Mitchell – the highest elevation mountain in eastern North America and just a few miles from us – has received measurable snow every single month of the year.

Security patrols happen in all weather.

Security patrols happen in all weather.

We are supposed to receive snow showers into Saturday, but no telling if that will be the last snow of the season or not for us. We gout outside and enjoyed it no matter what.

Guess how many blurry photographs of me Hu-Dad took before he finally got this one.

Guess how many blurry photographs of me Hu-Dad took before he finally got this one.

We do have to tell a story on the Hu-Dad. He was running around with the camera trying to take pictures of us. At one point, he was running backwards trying to get a shot when he fell over Qannik.

Apparently, I "blend."

Apparently, I “blend.”

Hu-Dad fell on his back and we took that as a new game of “Pile On the Hu-Dad.” Trust us, that is a really fun game. Hu-Dad did successfully keep the camera from getting crushed by a Siberian mob.

Kiska watching for Hu-Dad to fall again.

Kiska watching for Hu-Dad to fall again.

With that game over, Hu-Dad limped back to the house to process the photos and we returned to our favorite snow games.

Yes, I might have been using my nose as a snow plow. Why do you ask?

Yes, I might have been using my nose as a snow plow. Why do you ask?

Don’t forget that you can always click on a photo to see an enlarged version. Just in case you want a close up – and we know you do!

6 Comments

  1. Sylv on April 11, 2016 at 10:40 am

    There is a reason I keep a small flashlight on my night table. I tripped over my dog one night and only startled her. I, on the other hand, twisted and threw my body in a direction that would not get her squashed under me, resulting in weeks of pain (back, knee, ankle, wrist).

  2. Lori on April 10, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    OH your precious face Qannick!!!

  3. Melon on April 10, 2016 at 4:17 am

    Love it!

  4. Juno's mom on April 9, 2016 at 12:29 pm

    Ah, the risks of a documentarian. Sounds like they were coming to your rescue.

  5. KJ Pierson on April 9, 2016 at 4:47 am

    lol. That look by Cheoah is priceless! As for a game, Pile on by the Herd sounds great!

  6. Vincent Porrazzo on April 9, 2016 at 3:10 am

    I fell over my dog, Silky, in the street when she cut in front of me. Wound up going to hospital for tests. You were lucky. Still love my girl.

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