I Am Back!

Mark took the laptop apart yesterday, and although he said he really didn’t spot anything wrong, he “reseated” a few parts.  He flipped the machine over, tested it, and voila! Everything is back to normal. Amazing, I say….He said that from time to time, things just need to be unscrewed, dusted off a bit, and put back together once again. Who am I to argue?

I had some photos I took on Thursday. It was a funny sort of day, weatherwise.  The winds were constantly blowing, although not necessarily blustery….We had gotten snow overnight and as I was clearing off the driveway, I grabbed my camera to capture the snow as it blew off the branches of the trees.

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As you can see, the snow came off the tree in “clumps” that kind of resembled little snowballs falling. As I watched, a good gust of wind came along….this time, one would have sworn it was *really* snowing. But, no, it really was not.

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I finished my task of snow removal and went inside the house. I placed a big can filled with seeds into the birdfeeder, and the birds swarmed the side of the house. I really enjoyed this photo of four Goldfinches in the tree just enjoying….well, just enjoying life, I guess!

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Later in the afternoon, guess what? The snow began falling….and,  I don’t remember when I have seen such BIG flakes! It looked just like the snow falling from the trees earlier!

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It’s funny how our animals are a reflection of ourselves. Many of the Scottie people I know say that their Scotties hate the snow and cold.  When I ask them (the people, not the Scots) if they like the winter, I always get an emphatic “NO!”. Case closed!

How do I know that Angus and Murphy enjoy the winter? Take a look at them dashing through the snow!  Too bad we don’t have a fenced-in yard, as it is awkward trying to handle two frolicking Scots getting all tangled in their Flexi-leads!

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We all smiled as Angus the Abominable Snow-Scot entered the house, icy cold snow dangling from his beard and skirt!

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We kept snug and warm inside all day, but boy, did I miss my computer! Mark is going to do some more work on my laptop today so it will do automatic transfers of my photos to the main computer….more withdrawal!