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Who's Cold?

>> Wednesday, March 30, 2011

In spite of the fact that I'm ready for spring, one thing I never am...at least for very long...is cold! I can honestly tell you that a three-dog-night (or day) is as good as warm sunshine when it comes to thwarting off the March chill. This photo was taken right after I got home from a long morning of riding. Of course, Tango's body heat keeps me warm when I'm on his back but afterwards when I'm untacking, well, it's cold!!! Three dogs are better than hot tea. They're better than a glass of wine. They might even be better than a hot bath tub! And as I half-sit half-lay on the couch, having the three dogs as close to me as they can get is a great way to drift off while I'm remembering the thrill of my morning ride.

Who could ask for more? Not me!

12 comments:

Peggy Frezon March 30, 2011 at 2:53 PM  

A lap warmer, a leg warmer and a foot warmer! Perfect. Well, maybe you need a neck warmer too. Kelly likes to wrap around my neck on the back of the couch!

Chuck March 30, 2011 at 3:40 PM  
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Carolyn March 30, 2011 at 3:47 PM  

Oh I bet Sammy is enough to keep a whole family warm on his own! Wonderful cosy picture :)

Thanks so much for your lovely comments on my blog. Really appreciated x

Gloria March 30, 2011 at 5:17 PM  

Thats so cute Jan!

soggibottom March 30, 2011 at 7:58 PM  

How good is it that I see pics of you riding again. :-)
Like pics of me and sharks :-)

The one and only time I was ever on a horse was when I was about 6 years old. HE WAS A BIg GUY.. The ground was a long way down... he was also a gentlemen:-) xxxxxx
More pics please :-) X So good to see you up REALLY UP there.. X

Jan Mader March 30, 2011 at 8:12 PM  

I'm really back riding full steam, again. In fact, I have some videos that I'll share. My SIL pointed out that they're a bit blurry,(and they are) but it's the content that counts! I'll show you soon.

Benny and Lily March 30, 2011 at 11:05 PM  

bet mom started to warm up quick with all of you laying around. BOL
Benny & Lily

Bz March 30, 2011 at 11:16 PM  

Love how you describe what it means/feels like having pups at your side. I cannot imagine not having a pup around.
Oh, and CONGRATS(!) on the new bipedal member of the family (well, 'bipedal' sooner than anyone thinks... as I'm sure you know, it flies by so fast).
:-)

Suka March 31, 2011 at 12:31 AM  

Three gorgeous pups surrounding you, what could be better? :-> They look so cuddly warm! Nice post!

That is so great you ride horses! I just love horses and it has been too many years since I have been able to ride a horse. Very cool!

K and Suka

p.s. I never was afraid of the bobcat. I think I was so happy to see it, and the photos don't do justice to how strikingly beautiful it was, that I was not a bit afraid. :->

bbes tribe March 31, 2011 at 12:16 PM  

Our Mom likes us to all sit in her lap too.Nothing much better than us puppy warmers she says.
Wags
Ernie,Sasha,Chica,Lucas

Tweedles -- that's me April 2, 2011 at 11:58 PM  

All those puppies on your lap is like a nice group hug.
Everyone is happy and content,,, and a good way to relax and remember the thrills of the day!
love
tweedles

euthymic April 4, 2011 at 5:55 AM  

Our humans can't think of anything more fun than riding a horse. But we miss them when they're gone and are all over them just like you guys are with your mom!

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