Snow Diet

The snow forecasted for earlier this week could only be described as underwhelming, a real challenge for a Little Prince who loves his snow diet.

The Little Prince does his best on the meager buffet - snow diet
The Little Prince does his best on the meager buffet

December was unseasonably warm here with almost no hint of wintry weather. Our first forecasted snow came earlier this week with predictions from a dusting, to a few inches, to nearly a foot. Let’s call the actual result disappointing. We had maybe an inch or so of snow, but with the warm ground, it struggled to accumulate anywhere except shady areas. His Royal Highness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey might be a picky eater, but he loves munching away on some snow. As little as we got, he ate everything he could find as part of his snow diet.

3 Comments

  1. tammyj on January 6, 2022 at 12:44 pm

    “do what you can with what you’ve got!” he’s my hero in many ways.
    I love you little Prince! xo

  2. Debbie & Miss Ruby on January 6, 2022 at 10:05 am

    Not much snow so far this season for Ruby either. She loves to roll and slide as well as munch. Still waiting for the BIG one!!

  3. Jean Burkhardt on January 6, 2022 at 6:24 am

    WE also had some warm weather earlier this week but the snow we received on Monday was a mixture of about 4 inches of snow and LOTS of ice. Our boy Bradley doesn’t eat the snow BUT so enjoys laying on the back porch ON the snow!!! I don’t let him there too long because he has some back and leg issues so don’t want him to hurt.
    Poor Typhoon-maybe you will het more snow to chomp on!

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