What Is The Point Of A Leaf Pile?

Hu-Dad spent a couple of hours yesterday gathering all of the leaves from Sibe Quentin into a giant leaf pile. Guess what happened next?

More! More! I need more leaves!

More! More! I need more leaves!

Don’t get us wrong – we much prefer huge drifts of snow piled throughout the yard. Since Mother Nature hasn’t given us snow yet, we will take leaves. Lots and lots of leaves. Because they make excellent landing pads.

This is going to be fun.

This is going to be fun.

The best part is that Hu-Dad decided the best place to stand for picture taking was waist high right in the middle of the pile, a placement that led to the following photograph.




  1. Carol on November 28, 2017 at 4:10 am

    Pure joy!!

  2. Juno's mom on November 27, 2017 at 10:27 am

    Good shot! Did he knock you down? ;-D

  3. Pat and Rebel on November 27, 2017 at 9:01 am

    Boom boom’s leaps are always beautiful to view from the side, but this front view is amazing!
    He makes me think of the “Airs Above the Ground” leaps of the Lipizzaner Stallions. Great photos!

  4. Lori on November 27, 2017 at 8:30 am

    Love it Boom Boom!!!

  5. Hokie Pack on November 27, 2017 at 7:18 am

    Great pic of Boom Boom ????

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