The life and times of an English Airedale Terrier puppy

Friday, February 09, 2007

Still Snowing, Whoopee!

Woo hoo, it's STILL snowing really hard here. I think I am driving mum & dad a bit crazy as I am wanting to go outside every 10 minutes to check the snow's still there. Sorry, but it's just so exciting!

As promised, mum took me to Seven Fields yesterday afternoon for a romp. Paddy the Poodle's mum said she was busying clearing out the garage so he couldn't come, boo. Mum said Aunty Kim is clearing out the garage so she can set up her grooming table to give me a haircut on Saturday, double boo!

I think I told you all about Seven Fields before. It's a huge expanse of fields which are all green belt & cannot be built on. It's hard to explain just how big the area is, but believe me, there's simply LOADS of space to run around. I am really lucky to have this right on the doorstep, so insist that mum & dad bring me here regularly to make proper use of it!

Aha, so this is where the local squirrels have been hiding out. They obviously decided not to come to MY garden anymore, ha!

Before we got going with the crazy running around in the snow, mum wanted to take photos of me looking rugged & handsome in the snow. I obliged & posed nicely - not!

Is this my best side...?

Or is this better...?

I am training for the world record for snow eating. I must have eaten kilos of the stuff today. I made so much yellow snow as a result!

Yum, yum, yum. I know it's only frozen water, but it's just soooooooooo good!

To see why I look so shattered in this photo & why mum had one frozen hand by this point in the afternoon, see the video below, tee hee hee!

I have realised the point of snowmen. They are excellent stick dispensers. There are now lots of one armed snowmen on the fields of Swindon as I casually grabbed an arm from almost every one that I passed.

This was definitely a boy snowman. Don't look at him if you are easily offended! See how I am looking away in shock.

To protect other doggies & small children from seeing the rude snowman, I did the decent thing & ate his boy bits! All gone, much better.

There are still some pretty decent sized sticks hiding beneath the snow, you've just got to know where to look & have a good nose to sniff them out.

Whoa, those are some BIG snowballs. Hope no-one throws one of those at me!

This was the coolest snowman that we saw today. He only seems to have one arm, but I am NOT GUILTY in this case!

See how fast I can run even in the slippery snow, whee!

And this might explain the tired photo above & mum's freezing cold hand (sorry mum, but it was such good fun!)

Daddy made me my own giant snowball when he got home. I was more interested in eating more snow though! Sorry it's sideways on, dopey mum!

We were out for 2 1/2 hours, phew!

Oscar x


Suki said...

You sure do love the snow, Oscar! Wow, that looks like so much fun :) You must be so cold after that....brrrrr! That was nice of you to censor the picture, too. How considerate ;)
Puggy kisses!

Jessie and Jake said...

Wow those pictures sure are swell.
You got lots and lots of snow and such pretty snowmen (except that one without pants - tsk, tsk).

Is it cold out - We mean really cold out or is it pleasant?

Loui said...

What a saucy snowman....did you see him playing with snowballs too?? I just love to eat the snow too and always beg for an ice cube when I hear anyone with the ice tray.

Loui xx

Boo said...

oscar i wonder if your mom got back her glove! hehehe.

wow, that snowman is really shameless for not wearing pants. huh. luckily oscar was there to eat its bits. :p

wet wet licks


Rachael said...

Oscar! you are hilarious! I laughed and laughed. Thank you for sharing your day with us. I will let Moxie know about the stick dispensors (though it never snows here)

Super Boy & Baby-Licious said...

haha, nice snowman thou. We are sure that you must have alot of fun.

Boy n Baby

Jasper said...

Thanks for adding me to your links list!
My Momma laughed really hard when she saw that photo of you removing the snowman's "boy bits" !!!

Maggie said...

OMG Oscar you have snow!!!!
It looks like you're having so much fun. I love the snow too - I hope we get tons more once mom is home safe and sound. I miss my mom.

Love ya lots,

Marvin The Dog said...

Oscar! I think the Snowman has had a beer or two! He looks a bit squiffy!

Thanks for your comments on my Blog, I am just trying to catch up with everything now.

love and licks
Marv xxxxx (in snow free Central Scotland!) :0(

Joe Stains said...

I don't think you have a bad side Oscar!! Those snow balls are HUGE!

Charlie said...

That looks like SO much fun!

We dont get snow at our place - its not fair!

Im coming to live with you Oscar!


Chelsea said...

Oscar, I love the snow too!
Problem is it is so cold here. I have hair, not fur so I can't take the cold for too long.
Doesn't stop me from trying to get Mama to let me out every ten minutes like you.


Nugget said...

Oscar, you really love the snow! I like the snowmen stick dispensers, very handy! lol

Fu Fu said...

Oscar, it's so nice of you to eat the snow-man's bits to prevent little kids from seeing....
Does snow taste yummy?

~ fufu

Cubby said...

Stick Dispenser! LOL!

Huskee Boy said...

Hi Oscar,
You looked like you enjoyed yourself soooo much!! Mum and I loved all your pics.. you look so handsome! (Can you send me some snow??)

Hammer said...

Hi Oscar

Wow, the snow looks so much fun. I've only just learned about water because I've never been to the beach before. But the snow looks even more fun.

My mum is happy to hear about Seven Fields. There is too much natural space being built on in too many parts of the world, and if this keeps going, there won't be any space left for animals and humans who love animals.

Thank you very much for your Birthday wishes and for caring about Beau.

It's great to meet you.

My mum keeps apologising because she's been very busy but she is going to try even harder to help me talk more to friends like you.

Love from your Aussie friend, Hammer

Oscar Airedale said...

Suki - I was cold, but was having too much fun to notice really

Jessie & Jake - It wasn't freezing cold, just chilly

Loui - Ooh yes, ice cubes are great to scoot around the floor before crunching!

Boo - Yeah, mum got her nice soggy glove back, hehehe

Rachael & Moxie - Shame you don't get snow as it's sooooooo much fun

Boy & Baby - Snowman is now snowperson

Jasper - I was just doing my community service

Maggie - Aw, poor Maggie. But I think mum must be nearly back now, right?

Marvin - So glad you're back big guy!

Joe - Thanks for the compliment buddy

Charlie - Come on over!

Chelsea - Yeah, my poodle friend wears a rain/wet suit

Nugget - The stick dispensers rock

FuFu- The snow tasts kind of crunchy & fizzy on your tongue

Cubby - They were perfect sized sticks too!

Huskee Boy - Thanks for the handsome comments

Hammer - I haven't been to a beach yet, hopefully I will soon. It's great to know you too.

Oscar x

Kevin the Collie said...

Wasn't it great - but weird, how it went so quickly!! Looks like you really enjoyed yourself
Licks and Hugs,

Kevon the Collie xx