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December 2008 snow
I promised the pups I'd take 'em out for a hike once we got a few inches of snow down...

I promised the pups I'd take 'em out for a hike once we got a few inches of snow down…
but they were way too excited to wait and off we went to Thousand Acres park along the Sandy

but they were way too excited to wait and off we went to Thousand Acres park along the Sandy
The snow helped to freeze the sand and make it easier to walk on.

The snow helped to freeze the sand and make it easier to walk on.
Buster's low profile ensured that he picked up a lot of snow on his belly.

Buster's low profile ensured that he picked up a lot of snow on his belly.
The wind was really ripping in the open areas but we kept to the trees mostly.

The wind was really ripping in the open areas but we kept to the trees mostly.
Jack and Django showing off their fresh coats of snow.

Jack and Django showing off their fresh coats of snow.
See??  I wasn't the only nutcase out walking my dogs in the snow.  Buster's charm failed us though and the ladies hiked on ahead.

See?? I wasn't the only nutcase out walking my dogs in the snow. Buster's charm failed us though and the ladies hiked on ahead.
The snow stuck in the nettles.

The snow stuck in the nettles.
The sun peeked out a little as the snow subsided.

The sun peeked out a little as the snow subsided.
Jack's longer coat meant he had more and larger balls of ice around his paws than the other two.

Jack's longer coat meant he had more and larger balls of ice around his paws than the other two.
Found an abandoned shelter along the river.  Might be a good place to do some plunking.

Found an abandoned shelter along the river. Might be a good place to do some plunking.
Django, however, gives it two paws down.

Django, however, gives it two paws down.
Buster making the most of his all-terrain traction.

Buster making the most of his all-terrain traction.