Breaking Trail

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The birds were out.

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The trees were bare and cold.

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And there were trails to break in single digit weather.

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AC (Animal Control) Ellen was game.

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And the dogs were more than happy to cast shadows in the morning sun.

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Sled dogs love to run when it’s cold.

And we humans can enjoy the cold too, in our man-made suits of heat-saving armor.

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Some fancy.

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Some simple, but effective.

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Of course the dogs are prepared for the cold, naturally.

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Northern Breed dogs anyway…three layers of fur on some.

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As hard as they work, anything above zero degrees is reason to pant.

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Cold, bright snow brings on a stark beauty unlike anything else.

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So beautiful…

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That it’s hard to resist at times.

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And even the “poop pit” takes on an esthetic look.

Until tomorrow ~ God willing ~ and may all your cold days be bright,

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