The difference a week makes..

Well, the difference a week and the COLD makes.

Up until just recently we've been super lucky with our 'winter' weather and it hadn't felt like winter AT ALL. Everyone was joking that maybe we had skipped the season and just jumped right into spring. 

Well...winter has finally shown his cold, unpleasant face!

Do you remember the swans and all the pretty ducks that we on the lake across from Dad's house just last week?

There were these two:

And all these guys?

And mom's favorite, this guy?

Well...a little less then a week later and no waterbirds of any type are swimming around anymore!

It's been cold enough in just the past few days that the lake is already covered in a layer of ice.

Mom says she doesn't think anyone will be venturing out onto it for skating or anything just yet...but if these 20*F temps keep on, it won't be long until we can walk across the lake and not just around it.


  1. You're right! Don't walk across that lake just yet....unless you carry a boat (and a heater)

  2. Your lake is beautiful!!! Stay safe from it though. stella rose

  3. BBBBbbbbbbrrrrrrrrr....Mama does NOT miss the cold, ice and snow in Jersey!! Stay warm Wesley!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

  4. So beautiful we love looking at all the birds
    Lily & Edward

  5. Wesley old man winter found his way here to Dixie too. It is only 36 hear today and they say in the teens tonight. Our bird bath is all frozen too. I guess the birdies need to rent some ice skates
    Hugs madi your bfff

  6. Oh, even to Ma, 20 degrees sounds cold!!! You can come stay here's totally balmy here! 50 degrees! And it might gets up to 55 today! Totally tshirt weather! Or, groomed-fur-weather! BOL!!! (it's true, I gots the trim a couple of weeks ago, so I welcome the warm!) Butts, it's rainin' cats and doggies! So you might want to bring an ark with you! hehehe
    Ruby ♥

  7. Yup, been in the 20's here for weeks (although a little front is passing and got us above freezing for a few hours today).

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  8. Brrrrr, good job you've got that beautiful handsome coat Wesley butts I'd still stay outta that water!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

  9. Amazing how quickly the weather can change. You stay warm, Wesley!

  10. We love that last picture. You look so handsome in front of the frozen lake, Wesley!

  11. We hear you. It was 62 F here on Christmas eve and the last two days have been -20 F. Stay warm!

  12. We know EXACTLY what you are barkin about... Christmas Eve DAY... it was a Sunny 63°F here and this AM it was a BRISK 7° F. BUTT WAIT.... Thursday it will be Back up in the 40's and stay that way fur SEVERAL days... it has been a NUTTY... Winter... BUTT we will take it... compawed to LAST WINTER...

    PeeS..... We went to Titusville today... and we thought we saw YOU TWO.... we SCREAMED.... HEY JOEY... HEY Chester... butt we soon (SADLY) learned that it was NOT you.... we could Tell beclaws SHE left some Pee Mail.... WAY DOWN LOW... If you get our meaning...

  13. WELL DARN..... we were just finishing up with YOUR Comment when our Yaptop had a BRAIN PHART... and we thought we were already over on Joey and Chester's Blog... PLEASE PAWDON the INSANE BOTTOM Pawt of our Comment...

  14. Brrrr. On that note I be going back to my bed and propping my paws up on the radiator. That be how I sleep in the cold. Brrrrrrr. (Pee Ess - Looks like somebuddy spiked Frankie Furter and Ernie's kibble, BOL!)

  15. Too bad all the birdies left but they will probably be back when it thaws.

  16. Is it spring yet?
    That does look pretty though
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel


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