Monday, December 16, 2013

Close Call

[As some of you may already know, we live in an area with beautiful mountains.  The bad thing about it is that during the winter months we get air inversions where the cold air is trapped at the ground and the warmer air is aloft.  The mountains act like a bowl that holds all this in place. Then a high pressure parks over us and pollutants cannot escape into the atmosphere.  So we are stuck with the pollution until a storm comes by and stirs up the atmosphere and blows out the dirty air.  Since we have been stuck in this situation for awhile now, we have not been having fun like we normally do.  Me and Stanley are cracking (and so are our pawrents).]

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Concerning the card count:  We have so many Christmas cards that mom started hanging them on the banister cuz the door got all filled up.  Me and Stanley give each other High-Fives every time the mailman makes another delivery.  We have over 50 and our pawrents still only have 4!  



Murphy & Stanley

19 comments:

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Well, of course, goose was always the bird of choice until the discovery of the turkey... just saying.

Ugh, nothing worse than polluted inversion states. One thing I won't miss from Sydney!
Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

Hailey and Zaphod and their Lady said...

We hope the pollution moves on soon so you can enjoy being out more. We think the goose looks good! Have a great day! Lee and Phod

Molly The Wally said...

We too hope it clears up and you can have outdoor fun again. Here it is so mild we haven't even got the heating on. Making the most of it.
Have a marvellous Monday.
Best wishes Molly

Fiona, as typed by Dr. Liz said...

Our Mom lived in Salt Lake for 13 years before she moved to Park City - when she first lived in SLC she couldn't believe that there were warm temps and blue sky above all the muck! Now, however, she just tries to hold her breath from when she gets into Salt Lake in the morning, until she leaves. We think you boys should demand to go up into the mountains with your pawrents when they go cross-country skiing! ;-)

*kissey face*
-Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

WE remember you telling us about this ... And we recall how BAD it is. Hope it gets cleared out SOON... You doods NEED your outside time. RIGHT?
OMD you can't have THAT kinda GOOSE fur Christmas... you COULD have OUR Furend Goose... OVER to VISIT... though. Just sayin.

Reilly-Denny Cowspotdogs said...

Erk.....that is not fun having all that pollution hanging around. Getting a goose would of been though

stellaroselong said...

We didn't know this about living in the mountains. Iowa is a protected goose state so they all migrate here cos all the states around us can hunt them. We live very close to the river and lakes so we see them all the time, momma said the only time we will ever get to eat one is if she would find it in a stuffie..um...
stella rose

Two French Bulldogs said...

Hmmmm, that sounds like fun. I tasted their poops once and was very sorry
Lily

Mary Ann said...

Oh my, I'm sorry to hear about the air inversion... I know it must be very unpleasant. On the other hand, way to go on the Christmas Card count!

Cara n Crew said...

well, shoot! too bad about the goose...you two could have your own pet...and then dinner... :p
We hope a storm will roll through and clear the air for you all. Way to rake in the cards. hee hee!

Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

scotsmad said...

You are kickin' the peeps! Those gooses were lucky your dad didn't want one...because we KNOW there'd be one or maybe more on your table.

XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

That pollution is the pits.

Idaho PugRanch said...

Cool to see the Geese! They fly over our house alot and Mom got some pics awhile back of some in the field below our house. we had a clearer day yesterday.
hugs
Bailey, Hazel & Greta

Kat said...

I bet a Christmas goose would be delicious!

That's a whole lotta holiday cards.

Susie and Sidebite said...

So a goose for Christmas, how long is Goose gonna stay with you? Hopes you gots a strom coming soon!

The Mad Scots

Sarge said...

Hey Doods!
Wow, I'm gonna send some of my healing vibes to your local air so that it gets over the sickies! BOL Not getting walkies is a very bad thing. I wish I was there to help you bash a few geese!
Grr and Woof,
Sarge, Pol Comm

Madi and Mom said...

WTG on the card count Doodles rule peeps drool
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DON'T EAT GOOSE!!
MOL
HUGS MADI YOUR BFFF

Tweedles -- that's me said...

We hope the stinky air goes away soon- we do not like trapped bad air!
Your world looks soooo very cold,,
And no,,,, no gooseys
love
tweedles

Mr. Pip said...

I'm sorry about all that dirty hair. I had no idea that happened where you lived! We have bad air here, too, but for different reasons.

I would be most impressed if you boys caught a goose!

Ruby

Mr. Pip said...

Oops, dirty air!