Monday, January 28, 2013

We've seen Fire and We've seen Rain

Luckily for us, it has been on the News.
There have been huge fires to the south and north of us, and now huge floods to the north and east of us.
We did get a huge downpour on Saturday night.

 It moved around some mulch, but refilled our little water tank.
So the clean up won't be difficult.
 Sunday morning we were able to go for a quick 'business' walk.  We had to stay on the roads and not get wet.
This morning, we went to the Sports Grounds, so we could run around.
You can see by the sky that we were in for more rain.

Bella and Roxy...it's about 6:30 a.m. and the street lights are still on.
 Bella and Roxy ran around like crazy dogs. They chased each other and loads of birds. The pictures were way too blurry to get them in action.

 As you can see, we had the whole place to ourselves.

We needed a good run.  Just as we got back into the car, it started sprinkling.  We had a whole day of gentle rain.....while we watched others frantically, trying to sandbag their houses, or being rescued on the News.  We wish them luck.

43 comments:

  1. Goodness...it just goes from one extreme to the other over there.

    The heat continues here but we had rain Saturday & last night too...mom cannot wait for winter, she says it's easier to get & stay warm than it is to get & stay cool. I think we agree with her.

    wally & sammy

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  2. We're so sorry to hear that Mother Nature is being so distructive again. It's just not nice of her at all!

    It was nice to see that you were able to get in some running and funnin' at the park. Stay away from the windows when the boomers start rolling thru.

    Hugs,
    Lily Belle & Muffin

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  3. OMDs Daisy, Bella and Roxy....weather every where seems to be extreme. I hope and purr your rain remains gentle. What a wonderful park you have run and romp in each day.
    I bet you all are tired when you get home. Silly question...what time does your sun rise this time of year. Lots of hugs and thanks again for your wonderful interview!!
    Madi your BFFF

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  4. We came over to visit from Madi's where we just read your wonderful interview. You three are the cutest. That sure looks like a great place to have a nice run. Glad you didn't get rained upon. Have a great day.

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  5. I hope you all stay safe and that the terrible fires and weather around you settle down. Extremes--it sounds like California.

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  6. We are glad you are all OK. Sorry to hear the weather has gone from one extreme to another. Stay safe. Have a marvelous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  7. Hi Girrrrrrrls...
    We SAW the big FLOOD on our news last night and then this morning we got an Email from our furend in Manilla about it.
    We are glad that the FIRES are now OUT... butt OH MY... Floods are horrible too.
    Ernie was VERY VERY worried. He said he is Thankful 87 times over that Roxy is safe... and You two also, of course.
    Maybe the temperatures will be coming down a bit too.
    Stay SAFE Girrrrls.
    Ernie wants to talk now:
    HI FOXY ROXY... hey it would be FUN to go out and Dig a nice HOLE tonight during OUR special time... do you want to? Our ground is all soft now too beclaws it got warmer and rained last night. BUTT not 87 inches like YOU got. BUTT we could Dig 87 HOLES though. hehehe
    87,000 Muddy SMOOCHES to you.
    Ernie

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  8. Psssssssssst... ROXY... It's ME ERNIE...
    THIS is FUR YOUR EYES ONLY....

    PHONES... Dad got PHONES fur Frankie and ME. NOW we can TEXT each other 87 times during the BALL... AND we can BOTH text Murph and Stan 87 times TOO. We will be able to MAKE SURE that 87,000 LITTLE THINGYS work out... PERFECTLY.. WE SCORED PHONES.
    It will work our GRRRRRREAT fur us. Just what We Free Spirits need. RIGHT???
    87,000 HUGS and SMOOCHES
    Ernie

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  9. We saw the flood on the tv too - and the foam washed up from the beach onto the roads and that car suddenly coming out of it and nearly hitting the police officers.

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  10. I have been seeing all this on the news. How terrible for you guys. I am glad you are ok.

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  11. Looks like you guys are alright, send us some rain. Have you guys heard from Dougall, he hasn't been posting since his last fire report a little over a week ago!

    Your Pals
    Sus & Bites

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    1. Dougall's peeps were away-he's back now.

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  12. HEY FOXY ROXY..... Frankie just showed me how to do the
    HOOCHIE POOCHIE... and all I can say is WOW!! I can't wait to do THAT DANCE with YOU !!!!!!!! LIKE 87,000 TIMES.
    87 bazillion SNIFFS and SMOOCHES
    from your Lovin Man, ERNIE

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  13. I sure hope it rains less for you over there.. some rain is good.. but not a lotta of too much rain. Too much rain also mean less walks... :) Stay safe peeps!

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  14. That looks like a blast out there in that park. CAn we come over sometime and play too??

    wags
    jazzi and addi

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  15. Fires and then too much rain. You guys need a break!

    Nora

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  16. Glad you are away from the mayhem and safe. Looks like you had fun and a good run always makes for a good nap later!
    Alyssa, Mr. Fox & Scruffy

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  17. Yay rain!!

    Glad you are safe and had some fun!

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  18. So glad you are safe and that you managed to have some fun time :) xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

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  19. Happy to hear you're safe and sound!
    maybe the rain won't be too bad where you are, so that you can keep going out running!
    Pip :D

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  20. We have a feeling mom was just as excited to get rid of some of your energy
    Have a fun day
    Benny & Lily

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  21. It looks like a fun time!

    Nubbin wiggles,
    Oskar

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  22. I'm glad that you guys are alright!

    www.modernworld4.blogspot.com

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  23. So pleased to read that you have not had the worst of the extreme weather. Light rain surely shouldn't worry a Scottie dog!
    Toodle pip!
    Bertie.

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  24. It's 70 degrees here today and we're supposed to have thunder storms tomorrow. It looks like it might be a sit in the basement and watch tv kind of day.

    We're thinking your Mom might be a James Taylor fan. Ours is.
    Morgan, Sebastian, the Porties and the Pups

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  25. Stay safe. Cannot believe how hot it's been in Oz. There again cannot believe how wet it's been in Scotland. Weird.

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  26. Oh gurls, you look so nice and tired and happy in the last pic! Glad you got all worn out for your Moms!
    Kisses,
    Ruby

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  27. I've seen fire and I've seen rain
    I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end
    I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend ~
    wishing you sunny days and I am glad you are a friend.
    Sweet William the Scot

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  28. Mother Nature can sure be destructive! We're glad to hear that you girls had some fun!

    Love ya lots,
    Mitch and Molly

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  29. OMD!! Your weather needs to make it's mind up, first fires and now floods!! I think it's very unfair, stay safe<3
    Love Milo :)

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  30. Now that is the way to take advantage of a break in the weather. I am glad you got a chance before it started raining again.
    We are thinking of all of you and your scary fire and rain.

    Love
    Bert

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  31. Wow, looks like a great run! I bet you could run 87 miles in that big field!

    Keep Calm & Bark On!

    Murphy & Stanley

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  32. You can't complain about a little rain when people are losing their homes. Hope it just stays a little rain for you. Stay safe. Lee and Phod

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  33. I'm so glad that you're okay. I think that the world is going crazy due to climate change. But, thank goodness that you've only seen it on the news.

    Cute photos of both of you!

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  34. Wow, what crazy weather! I'm glad it wasn't so bad where you are. Walkies are totally important to get some zoomies taken care of. BOL Looks like you had fun.
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

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  35. Hope that you stay safe and all that nasty weather misses you!

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  36. Looks like you got lots of energy burned off and were perfectly prepared for rainy day napping!

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  37. We sure live in a country of extremes!

    Glad you girls are safe!

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  38. I am so glad that you are all ok. That can be pretty scary. I can't wait to see you all at the dance.

    Loveys Sasha

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  39. Woof! Woof! Hope they are okay. Glad you guys enjoyed your RUN! Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  40. The weather has gone crazy.
    Stay safe x

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