Re: Wish You Were Here!
01-20-2011 11:34:34 AM
We never got the drive completely shoveled out. We came in to eat breakfast and rest up. When I went back outside to fire up the blower.....I discovered that some guys with big gear had come through and my good neighbor across the street paid them to finish our driveway....along with doing his. He was concerned about me out there doing that stuff so soon after surgery. I paid him back, of course, but it was very thoughtful of him.
The trooper worked over night. I saw him leaving last evening. Was kidding him about having to deal with all the snow and crazy drivers....a deadly combintation.....and he told me that, as a 10 yr. veteran of the patrol AND holding the rank of Sgt. he would let the new guys do the active patroling. Smart guy. We seniors in this neighborhood and the families with young kids are very appreciative of that patrol car parked out there. We don't have break-ins and we don't have predators coming around here. (and I don't mean 4 legged predators)
Actually Alfie was enjoying the snow. The combination of snow and cold really gets him going and he runs around in circles and jumps into and out of the drifts and piles. But, my DSLR doesn't shoot video so all I get are still pictures. Problem we always have is that he hasn't found an appropriate odor yet which would designate a spot to have his B.M. But #1 he is doing OK. Some other dog marked a few spots in the snow piles so, of course, those all need covering. And that's the last I'll have to say on that subject in this otherwise intellectual discussion.