Sunday, July 03, 2011

funballs on the desert trail

hi every bloggie!

I hope you all are having a great holiday weekend.
I'm trying to catch up with blogging well... momma is.
I've been doing a lot of trail running with her lately.
She gets more bang for her buck getting her runs in
and exercising me all at the same time.
AND it's more fun than running on a leash on sidewalks.

So the other day we went to the Desert Trail which also
Really cool trail system.
You might remember we snow shoed it this winter.
Here it is in the summer.

Oh yah. We brought FAD (aka fun aunt dee along too).
Tula is not much of a hot weather gal so she stayed home by her coolie station.

Hee hee.. got roaching?

tah dah.. live trail running with us. Come on!

Okay so here's something creepy & scary.
No not me, I was taking a swim break in this furry nice lily pad pond.

100 Camera in 1

It was this guy....
a northern water snake was sitting sunbathing near the edge.
He looks full too.
northern water snake

Whew.. momma was very happy I didn't see him b/c I've
been known to put a garter snake in my mouth.
Eesch. This guy was much much bigger and probably meaner.
Here's a closer lookies.

Don't worry Norwood didn't mess w/ this guy (didn't see him whew!)
I bet he had a froggeh in his belly.

That didn't stop me from jumping in the nice watering hole.
This one is my favorite!!

See how nice it is..
and momma likes these fotos-
good for playing around w/ her foto app 100cameras

100 Camera in 1

That's me. ... propelling.
making waves
I hope you enjoyed tagging along. Toodles


  1. Ohhhhhhh Swimmin with a SNAKE... not fur ME... YOU are very much BRAVE!!

  2. what a beautiful place, but yikes an awfully big snake!!
    Benny & Lily

  3. That snake is enough to put momma off from ever going walkies in the woods again.


  4. Looks like you had a great time.

    That snake is SCARY! EEK!

  5. so that's what woo guys do when i'm left at home. huh..


  6. Isn't trail running super fun?


  7. Nice place & that puddle looked like ton of fun! I hope there weren't snakes in there.

  8. Our mom would be still be screamin' if she saw that snake! What a great way for you to stay cool, Norwood!

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

  9. Beautiful walk, great running but SNAKES - NO WAY!!! We wouldn't mind but the human would have the screamin' ab dabs. You have some fantastic photo's you must enter our summer competition Norwood, these are GREAT! Dex & Lou xxx

  10. That was a fery fun walkies for us to go along on. Did you find any froggies?? You are a good swimmer. I like the zoommies fery much too.

    Slobbers & tail waggs from Ruger

  11. What a great location for Mom and FAD to get their exercise and for you to have fun! That snake is pretty ugly. Thunder likes to pick them up too, he even enjoys flipping them up in the air.

    Have a great Fourth.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  12. You be looking like the Norwood Ness Monstah there in your swimming hole - no snek in their rite mind be missing with YOU! (But mom likes sneks and thinks your snek be PAWSOME looking. Me, I can takes it or leaves it.)

  13. Norwood, you have such exciting hikes!

    Murray couldn't believe that snake!!!

    Hope you have a lovely 4th of July!

    best wishes
    Clive and Murray

  14. you are such a proficient swimmer

  15. What a great swimmer you are!
    Happy Fourth of July!

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  17. Snacks are yucky! Well thats what mom says-she wont let us get anywhere close to a snake!!!

    But we sure do love the trails too! Ceilidh hasnt been on the trails yet-I'll have to show her the ropes!

    Your trails look a bit greener than ours!


    Velcro and ceilidh

  18. Hey Norwood, I thought of you this morning when I past a pound full of "water lillies" and I thought of all the frogs in their then I though of NORWOOD! hehehehe
    Hope all is well, that was a nice video clip and a nice watering hole!

  19. Hi Norwood, you look like a good swimmer. That snake looked scarey. Are there many venomous snakes where you walk. No worries, and love, Stella

  20. Dude that snake looks serious! I would have probably tried to grab it too.

    Nubbin wiggles,


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