This morning we woke to an absolutely gorgeous winter wonderland.
For the first time so far this winter, the tree branches hung onto a pretty thick layer of new fluffy snow. I have to admit that is my favorite part about snow. There truly is nothing prettier than white covering the darker hue of the branches.
I’m so glad Lucy and I woke when we did this morning, a little after 7 a.m. to witness the beauty and quietness of a fresh snowfall from the night before.
We probably received another 5 inches of snow. This of course was on top of the layer of snow, yes even ice, that has been on the ground since Monday, Feb. 16. We have had snow on the ground for 11 days!
I’m so proud of Lucy. She is getting the hang of going outside running crazy in the snow and even going to the bathroom IN THE SNOW! This morning when we ventured outside the snow was a little deeper than we both expected. Her legs disappeared as she walked to find a spot to go to the bathroom. My little short leg puppy.
Here are a few pictures from this morning. She needed to go outside and let off some steam . . . and well I needed to walk away from my desk.
And then the running began . . . my favorite picture of today . . . her running mid-stride towards me with her ears flapping . . .
Here are a few more pictures from this morning of the snow that blanketed our backyard and the fence that runs the distance of the yard.