The calendar, and my daffodils are telling me Spring is right around the corner, but Mother Nature begs to differ. We received another 6-8" of snow on Wednesday which makes for perfect quilting weather. Mazey loves to frolic in the snow. Her fur attracts powdery snow like a magnet, and she ends up with little snow dingleberries hanging from tummy to tail.
On Tuesday we headed out for a hike along the Arnold Rim Trail and watched the snowstorm roll up the spine of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It's quite thrilling to watch the clouds, listen to the wind, and feel the temperatures plummet like a stone. It makes all of your senses come alive.....in addition to keeping a lookout for bears along the trail. The closest we came to a bear was a large pile of recent scat. Mazie's senses were on overload as she pulled at the leash while investigating every inch of the trail. For every one mile that we hike, she travels at least three times more crisscrossing back and forth across the trail investigating under every fallen tree, and around every rock.