Snowy Day

24 Dec

I’m posting early because I’ll have my whole family here this evening.  With all the warm weather and mud, I really did not expect a white Christmas, but look.  It started snowing mid morning while the goats were out in pasture,

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and we’ve had a good inch or so.

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Xerxes was not impressed.  He was content to watch from the doorway of his shed.

Xerxes

Xerxes

Finally, the goats came back up from pasture.

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I must say, it does make the day much more festive.  Here’s wishing all those who celebrate the holiday a very merry Christmas!

Please come back tomorrow when I reveal the details of the new linky party I’m starting.  The first linky will be live on New Year’s Day.  I do hope you’ll come and join me for some fun.  Sharing with Good Fences and Skywatch Friday.

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36 Responses to “Snowy Day”

  1. TexWisGirl December 24, 2015 at 1:54 pm #

    how sweet! yay for a nice white blanket! enjoy!

    • Teresa December 24, 2015 at 2:35 pm #

      It really is pretty. Much better than the mud!

  2. Eileen December 24, 2015 at 2:04 pm #

    A beautiful white Christmas! I love the goats in the snow. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

    • Teresa December 24, 2015 at 2:36 pm #

      Thanks, Eileen. Merry Christmas to you too!

  3. Gunilla December 24, 2015 at 2:31 pm #

    The snow is lovely. Merry Christmas!

    • Teresa December 24, 2015 at 2:36 pm #

      Thanks. Merry Christmas!

  4. sylviakirk December 24, 2015 at 3:03 pm #

    Oh, such beautiful snowy captures for the day!! Perfect for the Holiday season!! Thank you for sharing!! Wishing you and your family a beautiful Holiday!!!

    • Teresa December 24, 2015 at 3:18 pm #

      Thanks. It really is the perfect holiday snow. Happy Holidays to you too!

  5. Julie December 24, 2015 at 3:22 pm #

    We got the same surprise, a lot of snow for Christmas.

    • Teresa December 24, 2015 at 3:48 pm #

      Luckily we don’t have a lot, but it has still made for dangerous travel.

  6. Cindy December 24, 2015 at 4:47 pm #

    Oh it is so beautiful there!!! We’re having 80 degree weather in Mississippi 😤 and rain!!
    Merry Christmas to you!!!

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 9:49 am #

      It really was a nice surprise to have a white Christmas. Hope you get a break from the rain.

  7. homesteadnutrition December 24, 2015 at 5:26 pm #

    The snow is beautiful! I’m jealous!

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 9:49 am #

      It is much better than the mud we’ve had. Hopefully, it stays cold enough we don’t go back to mud.

  8. jesh stg December 24, 2015 at 7:18 pm #

    Wonderful snowy pics! Just like I woke up, but there was also a power outage (man-made!) it got fixed at 4 pm – enjoy your get togther with your family to the fullest and a merry Christmas to all!

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 9:50 am #

      Glad you have your electricity back. Merry Christmas to you too!

  9. Freda Mans December 24, 2015 at 7:40 pm #

    Love the photo of Xerxes.
    Merry Christmas! !

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 9:50 am #

      Thanks. He is a handsome young buck.

  10. Rajesh December 24, 2015 at 8:17 pm #

    Beautiful winter shots.

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 9:50 am #

      Thanks, Rajesh!

  11. Jeanne December 25, 2015 at 12:51 am #

    The picture of Xerxes is really special! He looks so cute standing there! We had Bit of snow this morning, which melted. Then this evening, after church, it started snowing again, with big flakes. Now it’s raining! And 36 degrees.

    I hope your celebration with your family was really nice. I’m wishing we could be with our kids.

    Have a Merry Christmas!

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 9:51 am #

      We did have a very nice time. Hope you have a merry Christmas!

  12. Karen Seek December 25, 2015 at 6:25 am #

    Merry Christmas Teresa— love love the snowy pictures of the goat’s– I just love then so much and thank you for sharing!! Have a happy time with your family

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 9:51 am #

      Thanks, Karen. Merry Christmas to you too!

  13. ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© December 25, 2015 at 2:16 pm #

    Merry Christmas from rainy warm Virginia!
    ~

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 4:37 pm #

      We’ve been very warm and rainy too. I’m enjoying a bit colder weather to firm up some of our mud. Hope you had a merry Christmas!

  14. Jim December 25, 2015 at 8:56 pm #

    Hibteesa ~~ I think your goats like the snow. Except for Xerxes, he must have thought he didn’t have much to gain by going out in it. Is he old?
    ..

    • Teresa December 25, 2015 at 8:58 pm #

      Xerxes is pretty young, only 9 months. Everyone else was already out in pasture when it started snowing.

  15. tomthebackroadstraveller December 26, 2015 at 1:49 pm #

    Lucky, lucky you Teresa! Christmas Eve day we were in the 60s…lovely, but not my idea of what Christmas should be. Enjoy each and every day.

    • Teresa December 26, 2015 at 2:14 pm #

      Thanks, Tom. It really was a nice surprise for Christmas. Of course, we’re horribly muddy again today before a forecasted seven inches of snow on Monday. Crazy winter.

  16. Wayne Woodruff December 27, 2015 at 12:29 pm #

    It’s tough to think about snow when it’s 70 degrees, I’m hoping for some payback next month!

    • Teresa December 27, 2015 at 12:52 pm #

      We’re looking at another 7 inches tomorrow. Pretty sure winter has finally arrived.

  17. janicead December 27, 2015 at 3:53 pm #

    The snow does add to the festive air. We were in shorts part of the day here in central Texas. Seems odd after almost 40 years in a colder clime.

    • Teresa December 27, 2015 at 4:45 pm #

      I don’t think I could live somewhere that didn’t have all four season. Hope you had a great holiday.

  18. pattisj January 1, 2016 at 12:25 am #

    I must admit, the snow makes for a pretty picture. 🙂

    • Teresa January 1, 2016 at 8:13 am #

      It does, and I much prefer the snow to mud.

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