Thursday, February 22, 2018

I like Thursdays, February 22, 2018

I woke up thinking today was Wednesday!  But Thursday is always a fun day because I get to think positive and share some of the things I appreciate.  Link up for more likes at Not Afraid of Color.

There are 26 days until spring!

This was a weird week.  The weather was fairly mild and even on Saturday I was frolicking with Scout on Saturday afternoon.  Although snow was expected in the evening, I didn't think it would be that bad (famous last words).  The snow started at 5 p.m.  By 8 p.m., we had 6 inches.  By 11 p.m. when the storm was ceasing, we had 8 inches. 

It was an amazing amount of snow in such a short amount of time.  My mom and her brother got caught in the storm and it took her twice as long to get home.  My friend Beth had gone to the town next to hers for groceries (about 5 miles away).  It took her and her husband 5 hours to get home.  This week, I am grateful that I wasn't anywhere but at home with my little puppy.

It was so nice before the storm that I took Scout for her first walk at the big park! It was sunny and about 40 degrees before the snow. Scout was intrigued by the swan that resides on the lake.  She actually would have gone right in the water to see the bird up close if I had let her!  Poodles are supposed to be water dogs but I've had a few that wouldn't venture in the ponds around here.

The weather has been weird to say the least.  Yesterday at 5 p.m. it was 80 degrees Farenheit. 

I like the first true sign of spring, my snowdrops!

Scout is going to be 1 year old on March 1 and I can scarcely believe it.  I just brought the mail in and our dear friend Sandra had a surprise for us.  A special birthday card for Scout!!!  Sandra is our friend from Canada and she is so sweet and thoughtful.  Scout says "thank you Auntie Sandra!!!"
I don't know how Sandra knows this but our girl is quite a jumper and prancer and the card is PERFECT for her!

Well I hope you have a great day! 
Have a wonderful week!


Home Sewn By Us said...

Hi Michele,
How funny - both Scout and Milo are going to be one year's old in March! If they lived closer they could be good buddies. What a cute card!! Love the photo of your snowdrops! I have to remember to go outside and look for the crocus that should be popping up about now. Thank you for your Spring countdown. I knew someone from our Thursday group counted down for us, but couldn't recall who. Woot woot! Spring will be here in no time at all. ~smile~ Roseanne

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

I love your little picture to go with only 26 days until Spring! Signs of Spring are around us, if we look closely. Those snowdrops are really pretty! I think February must be the month of weather extremes, no matter where we live. Your stormy night does sound like a good one to have been at home for!

LA Paylor said...

Lovely Scout
I wrote an email to you about their birthdays... I have a wee giftie for Scout and need your address again. Are you not getting my emails??? Yikes, yet another problem.

Allie-oops Designs said...

It was in the 60's here the other day, all the snow melted, and lots of flooding rain - but now the freezer door is open again, lol. The lakes are back in my neighbor's yards on either side, and I saw the first splashdown of geese landing in them. Spring WILL come - but will probably bring another huge snowstorm with it. Scout looks so happy - happy birthday Scout!! How sweet of Sandra to send a card!

Angie in SoCal said...

It's so wonderful to see someone's flowers. Such a cute card. Thanks for sharing.

Jocelyn is Canadian Needle Nana said...

Wow, snowdrops how lucky to have them peeking through. And that vintage card is sweet. We have had rainfall warnings and thick fog caused by temperatures dropping overnight but our snow is taking quite a beating. Yah! said...

Wow you got a lot of snow. Scout is going to have a birthday too! Awesome.

PaintedThread said...

Wow - that is wild weather. And yay! spring is less than a month away. I can't believe it.

Mary in Peoria Handmade said...

Love those snowdrops!