This morning my entire back yard had turned into a popsicle. It tasted so yummy. Forget the Frisbee. I think I’ll see how much of my yard I can eat. Frozen snow is the best. Nice and crunchy. Not as hard as ice cubes – but I like those too.
I wanted to eat my whole yard – all the snow in it, but my person had other ideas – as usual. She took me out on my trails though and another wish came true. My trails had turned to mud. The sides of my trails still had lots of snow, but gooey, mucky, squishy mud filled my trails. It felt so good to walk in. I’m not sure why, but my person kept trying to avoid the mud. She didn’t do a very good job.
We squished along for awhile and then I found something interesting. Just sitting there on top of a trail marker. A snowman and a snow worm. A couple days ago I found a strange creature buried in the snow. I wonder if the snow worm is one of its babies. I wish it would snow more often. I’m finding all kinds of creatures that I don’t normally see on my trails. I wonder where they go when the snow goes away.
I even found a creek that only comes out when it snows. I wanted to follow it and find out where it goes. Maybe I would find where the snow creatures go too. They must have a hidey hole they all go to when the snow goes away.
My person wouldn’t let me follow the creek. Something about getting her boots wet. C’mon person. First you complain about the mud. Now you don’t want to wash it off.
People! If I don’t get mine trained right I’m never going to find that hidey hole.
March 22, 2012 at 10:33 am
Yes, we people are such difficult creatures, aren’t we, Bongo? 🙂
March 22, 2012 at 10:35 am
Not you, Sweet Kitten.
March 22, 2012 at 12:25 pm
You make me blush, Bongo! That’s sweet of you!
March 22, 2012 at 10:58 am
Sometimes we people do what we think is best for you
Stop on by for a visit
March 22, 2012 at 12:36 pm
Kari, I don’t always like it when my person does what’s best for me, but I think this time she just didn’t want to walk in the water.
March 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm
Oh wait, it’s raining out there–you want me to go do my business NOW? Oh, sure just when it gets muddy and interesting and I’m ready to go, you don’t want to get YOUR feet muddy. What is with you people? Don’t you have any sense of TIMING? Ah, frozen snow cone–it would have been PRICELESS if you had let me BACK inside the house–Jeez—lessons from Layla
March 22, 2012 at 12:38 pm
Layla, I see you have the same problems with your people as I have with mine. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.
March 22, 2012 at 12:47 pm
Well, my people do have their good moments–thank goodness they don’t make me sleep on that yucky sheepskin dog pad, or in that alienating crate–yep–a good night’s sleep right between ’em, that’s the ticket.
March 22, 2012 at 8:25 pm
Layla, you are so lucky. I have to sleep on my bed on the floor.
March 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm
You really have to get her trained! LOL!
March 22, 2012 at 12:39 pm
Bassetmomma, I’m working on it, but my person is a slow learner.
March 22, 2012 at 2:09 pm
I though the whole idea of boots was to get them muddy and wet! Sometimes I just don’t understand people….
Love and licks,
March 22, 2012 at 8:30 pm
Cupcake, people really don’t make sense sometimes. If my person doesn’t want her boots muddy and wet she could go barefoot like me. I think she’d enjoy the mud a lot more if she did.
March 22, 2012 at 6:38 pm
great post….. its amazing here in winter wonderland we had 87 degrees and there in sunshine land you get snow.. what a crazy mixed up world. The snow ppl around here start disappearing as soon as Trevor and Smoke start marking them as their territory.. hehehe As for your human… boots need to be washed properly.. 🙂 hehehe We always love your blog Bongo…
the collies and chuck 🙂
March 22, 2012 at 8:32 pm
Thanks Collies and Chuck. Our snow is gone now and the temperature is in the 70s. We usually have a few days of cold weather after a storm goes through, but not this time.
Is that why the snow creatures go away? Should I stop marking them? Maybe they’ll stick around longer next time.
March 22, 2012 at 7:27 pm
Bongo, keep working with your person – humans take a long time to learn; and BTW, she’ll keep working with you :). Now, find that hidey hole!
March 22, 2012 at 8:33 pm
Bobbie Rae, my person is a really slow learner – but I’ll keep working on her.
March 23, 2012 at 1:23 am
Bongo, I can imagine you like to play in the mud, I liked it too when I was a little girI, and big Binky also does, but somehow I understand your person 😉
March 23, 2012 at 12:18 pm
Angels Whisper, my person keeps saying something about having to clean up the mess. I’m not sure what she’s talking about. Mud is good.
March 23, 2012 at 2:42 am
I know it’s irritating but you may have to give your person an excuse… It would mean spending time cleaning up her shoes: less time spent with you! Always think of the positive side, Bongo! [I’m glad you found your virgin mud!]
March 23, 2012 at 12:20 pm
Marina, my person could spend time giving me a bath if she wants, but I don’t think her shoes care if they have mud on them.
March 23, 2012 at 6:59 am
Bongo, you have to find out where the hidy hole is! We are very curious, too! Do you expect to have more snow this year? or you have to wait for finding it out until next year? Woof?
March 23, 2012 at 12:22 pm
Kevin, my person says she was surprised to get this snow and doesn’t expect any more snows cold enough to stick to the ground this year. But those snow creatures have to be hiding somewhere.
March 23, 2012 at 8:00 am
Love your blog Bongo, from another human that finds it hard to think dog. We love you, but you know that – whether or not you make us laugh and cry at the same time!.
March 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm
Thanks Susan. But you know, I can’t figure out why you people have so much trouble thinking dog. I think it’s easy.
March 23, 2012 at 11:30 am
You certainly find the most interesting things on your trails!
March 23, 2012 at 12:26 pm
Brown Dawgs, all those things I found in the snow have disappeared and I haven’t been able to find them.
March 25, 2012 at 3:56 am
You mean we’re suppose to wear boots, no wonder my shoes get so mud heavy I can’t lift them. Neat walk you still have snow creatures, and a really neat creek running 🙂
March 25, 2012 at 1:18 pm
Tylers, it’s so much fun seeing how everything changes when it snows.
March 25, 2012 at 10:02 pm
I think your person may like mud pies Bongo. Maybe make some for her. 🙂 Your snow looks mighty tasty!
March 25, 2012 at 10:23 pm
Sunshine, I’ll make some mud pies for my person right away. Oh yeah, how do you make mud pies?
March 26, 2012 at 6:07 am
Oh, you are so funny Bongo! 🙂
Fenris' new life
March 26, 2012 at 12:12 am
You had snow!? I am so jealous. I LOVE snow! My mom said there were always five prints after me, four paws and one mouth, when we were out in the snow. Did you do any doggie angels in the snow? I always did those when I could. Sometimes it was the first thing I did outside the door when I was let out for a walk 🙂 It’s so much fun. Snow is so soft. Not like that horrid prickly thing I stepped on today 😦
March 26, 2012 at 1:50 pm
Fenris, I agree, snow is much better to step on than prickly things. We don’t get it often here, but Flagstaff gets quite a bit. I’ve never tried doing doggie angles in the snow. I might have to try that next time we get some.