Playing In Drifts of . . . Leaves

With a warm and dry November, our first snowfall of the year has been delayed. We have had to make do with playing in drifts of leaves.

Leaf drifts cover Sibe Quentin.

Leaf drifts cover Sibe Quentin.

Our giant Tree of Life has shed all of its leaves, so our yard is currently buried in leaves. You can see Landon and Typhoon are nearly knee deep in the leaves.

The Tree Fort loses some magic without the leaf cover.

The Tree Fort loses some magic without the leaf cover.

Landon loves the Tree Fort more than the picnic table. He can hang out and survey the field from the vantage point. His back is to Typhoon, but surely Typhoon is not planning a sneak attack on his new brother.

That grin says maybe he is.

That grin says maybe he is.


  1. Roberto on November 9, 2016 at 4:51 pm

    Landon’s picture seems to be missing from the Cast of Characters secrion at bottom of the page. Don’t think Landon would not approve missing his screen credits.

    • The Thundering Herd on November 9, 2016 at 4:53 pm

      It’s coming. One of the most painful thing for Hu-Dad is to update the Cast of Characters because he has to move Natasha’s picture. One of those “working up to it” things.

      • Mom 'n Ebby on November 10, 2016 at 1:57 am

        I can empathize with you there, hu-Dad, because I still have pictures of both Ice and Ayla in various places, and can’t bear to take them down yet, either!

  2. Susan on November 9, 2016 at 9:32 am

    Considering the cat and squirrels in our yard cannot sneak up to us in the barrage of oak leaves covering our yard, I’m betting Typhoon was heard before seen!! You take such really good pics of your four footed family, and create such great stories around them!!

    • The Thundering Herd on November 9, 2016 at 10:00 am

      At Typhoon’s speed, that is sort of like hearing a fighter jet coming at you. Yes, you hear it, but you are desperately trying to find it while knowing it is coming in really fast and really low.

  3. Lori on November 9, 2016 at 7:30 am

    Nothing like a good Sibe wrestling match in a yard full of leaves!

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