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Our first priority every morning is safeguarding valuables – ensuring that our most precious treasure has not disappeared overnight.
We are jealously guarding our stash and making sure that no one is stealing it. You just never know when some thief sneaks into your home and disappears into the night with your riches.
And what is it that we value so dearly? What are we guarding so tightly? What prize is so important to us that we have to race out first thing in the morning and ensure its very existence?
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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.
Undercarriage Dog Wash
Q-tip loves hanging out in the yard, particularly on a rainy, muddy day like Sunday—even if it does mean he needs an undercarriage dog wash.
So happy you all finally have your snow. We haven’t had much, not even an inch. Strange year. Enjoy while it lasts. And yes, keep watch over it or the ‘warm weather’ thief will steal it. Have lots of fun. All of you are so very beautiful.
Mom sez: Ahhh, snow, beautiful snow! Ebby “up-ends” herself in the snow, chasing the field mice that appear to race around under it, until all you can see is this beautiful, waving tail. And when she comes up for air, a pile of snow on top of her head, and on her “beak”.
Does the Herd go after the field mice, as well, or do you have them there?
Oh, yes. Voles. Possum. Rabbits.
Yes! You are in charge of that and that is one big duty! Seems like you two are doing great 🙂
Also, very cute pictures. Thank you for sharing!
Trash men come every week and steal our stuff. Our humans seem not to care.
Is woolly little Kiska more hesitant to rollick in the snow?
Serious Miss Kiska does not “rollick” a lot anywhere. She is in the snow regularly, but prefers her security patrols to games.
She takes her job seriously.
Frankie looks so relieved that the snow is safe. Love their expressions.
Ahh yes… one can never trust the snow thief!