Winter rules

When winter comes around and the cold wind is blowing,

You have to learn how to enjoy it.

Rule 1: Revel in it (and maybe take an ice bath?)

Rule 2: Explore the beauty

Rule 3: Take a look around and smile – the world is beautiful and you’re alive!

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67 responses

  1. What a beautiful dog. So cute…

    February 4, 2012 at 16:59

  2. AS

    I loved the last pic.. the halo around the doggy looks really nice :)

    February 4, 2012 at 17:04

  3. Oh, they do know how to enjoy and have fun, don’t they! He is so beautiful! And I think I can hear him laughing for joy! Hope all of you have a wonderful and beautiful weekend! I know he will!

    Sylvia

    February 4, 2012 at 17:06

  4. Pat

    Pure joy! Dogs know how to make the best of things!
    What a great series of shots!

    February 4, 2012 at 17:08

  5. Sir Pe

    Lovely pics! And what a cool “halo” effect around Oscar in the last one <3<3

    February 4, 2012 at 17:08

  6. such a lovely dog. it’s great that it’s enjoying life at its best. :) beautiful shots.

    February 4, 2012 at 17:12

  7. Happy boy dog! I noticed the ‘halo’ effect, too. (Like Sir Pe). Have a beautiful day! It’s lovely here in Utah, too. xo

    February 4, 2012 at 17:14

  8. Happy moments!

    February 4, 2012 at 17:16

  9. He sure is having fun! Great photos.

    February 4, 2012 at 17:19

  10. maenamor

    great looking dog :-)

    February 4, 2012 at 17:24

  11. What lovely pictures of a happy dog in the snow. My dogs disappears in the snow …only the tails is to see.

    February 4, 2012 at 17:29

  12. Belle loves rolling in dirt like Oscar obviously loves rolling in the snow. Love these shots!

    February 4, 2012 at 17:35

  13. lively fellow!

    February 4, 2012 at 17:43

  14. TexWisGirl

    i LOVE this!!! joyous is the dog’s life!

    February 4, 2012 at 17:45

  15. OOOh, my heart performs a back flip when I see Oscar…
    Beautiful Oscar…

    How he enjoys & savors Life, Snow, Water, Sun, Ice, Love.

    —What a Joy. What a Super Star. :))X

    February 4, 2012 at 17:48

    • I posted Oscar just for you today, Inner Chick!

      February 4, 2012 at 17:58

  16. Oscar is definitely a star- without or without a glow!

    February 4, 2012 at 17:54

  17. Happy dog in a happy life!:)
    Enjoy your weekend!

    February 4, 2012 at 17:56

  18. sandy

    Is this Oscar’s first snow? My dog used to love it, too.

    I would do everything but the ice bath.

    February 4, 2012 at 19:27

    • Oscar is nine years old, so not his first snow. But he acts like a pup every winter!

      February 4, 2012 at 19:38

  19. All the time fun. Wonderful captures.

    February 4, 2012 at 19:38

  20. Beautiful pictures, that dog is always happy, I love it. Greetings.

    February 4, 2012 at 20:34

  21. imac

    Looks like a sunny – snowy day then,lol.
    Cute shots and full of bounce and energy.

    February 4, 2012 at 20:42

  22. Bob

    I used to have a dog that looks like that one, I miss her. Fabulous photos.

    February 4, 2012 at 21:05

  23. Awww! Someone’s having a good time :)

    February 4, 2012 at 21:44

  24. looks like someone is having a lot of fun with it…haha…maybe this coming week i hear…until then i will live in your pictures…

    February 4, 2012 at 22:02

  25. Oscar and I are kindred spirits – except the ice bath part…

    February 4, 2012 at 22:09

  26. I love this joyous images! They make me smile.

    February 4, 2012 at 22:20

  27. Beautiful shots of Oscar. I love the last shot of him running toward you. He looks so happy. I hope you are having a great weekend!

    February 4, 2012 at 23:03

  28. Magical inspiring photos … in a winter wonderland!

    February 4, 2012 at 23:06

  29. Lovely rules and pictures to go with them!

    February 5, 2012 at 00:10

  30. what a happy funny sweet fellow

    February 5, 2012 at 00:23

  31. Don’t encourage him. He’s just an exhibitionist.

    February 5, 2012 at 00:59

  32. This dog is very cute!

    February 5, 2012 at 01:31

  33. What fun! Great photos – and the smile is a charmer! Thanks for stopping by today!

    February 5, 2012 at 02:00

  34. Lovely and it’s a nice way to play around.

    February 5, 2012 at 02:39

  35. That truly does look like pure joy!

    February 5, 2012 at 03:01

  36. Another sweet, joyful, and funny shots of Oscar! I do love him, his way of expressing joys, and your photographing with so much affection and attention toward him.

    February 5, 2012 at 03:26

  37. Oh Oscar..you are having way too much fun in that snow and ice! I think you just enjoy life what ever the weather:)

    February 5, 2012 at 04:31

  38. And Oscar obviously is enjoying himself. Thank you.

    February 5, 2012 at 07:35

  39. Aw, this is precious! He sure looks like he enjoys the snow!

    February 5, 2012 at 07:45

  40. Looks like someone is really enjoying the snow, that is definitely a happy face. Great shots!

    February 5, 2012 at 08:56

  41. Lovely shots.

    Regards and best wishes

    February 5, 2012 at 09:48

  42. Amen, the world IS beautiful and we have the precious gift of life.

    February 5, 2012 at 10:14

  43. We had so much snow last night!
    I am going to have a morning walk later to get some snowy shots. ;)

    February 5, 2012 at 10:46

  44. Gorgeous shots!

    A late visit from Camera Critters, here’s my entry.

    Have a blessed Sunday!

    February 5, 2012 at 13:54

  45. Utterly delightful! I am sending that much loved dog a hug!

    February 5, 2012 at 14:52


  46. · I wish I was as happy as this beautiful dog… but I’m on it

    · hugs

    CR & LMA
    ________________________________
    ·

    February 5, 2012 at 15:55

  47. JM

    He loves the oudoors, doesn’t he? And it seems he never feels the cold, right? :-)

    February 5, 2012 at 16:34

  48. Wonderful winter series, cold but beautiful

    February 5, 2012 at 17:02

  49. what a delightful post! exceptional shots!
    love all of them!

    February 5, 2012 at 17:15

  50. I’ve only ever seen children and dogs have this much fun in the snow. Thanks for the great memories!

    February 5, 2012 at 17:26

  51. That is a really Swedish dog!;) We also got some snow and are in deep freeze, however I am not sure I share Oscar’s joy for the weather.;))
    xoxo

    February 5, 2012 at 17:37

  52. And 4 – Take delight in your friends!
    Oscar must have quite a fan club by now.

    February 5, 2012 at 20:11

  53. That last photo truly epitomizes the happiness of a golden retriever. Well done.

    February 5, 2012 at 22:51

  54. There is no doubt that your puppy knows how to enjoy winter, and such a joy to see!

    your last post of the sunsets are gorgeous!! Mystically wonderful.

    February 6, 2012 at 01:06

  55. Oh, sweet puppy! I love that last picture! His joy is infectious!

    February 6, 2012 at 04:36

  56. I love Oscar! We can learn so much from him! Love the last shot the most, its aptly angelic :)

    February 6, 2012 at 08:47

  57. Seems great excitement and joy over winter! Superb

    February 6, 2012 at 10:02

  58. Scent rolling in the snow!

    February 6, 2012 at 13:30

  59. Joy and happiness is all around us if only we will embrace it. Your dog has obviously found joy in being out in the snow.

    February 6, 2012 at 17:43

  60. Oscar truly knows how to fully enjoy life! It is such a pleasure to see him so happy and active. In that last photo, he looks like he is glowing!

    February 6, 2012 at 19:28

  61. Very playful and cute! The last photo is pure love!

    February 7, 2012 at 05:43

  62. wonderful pics!!! ♥

    February 7, 2012 at 10:00

  63. What a beautiful, happy dog.

    February 8, 2012 at 05:32

  64. Someone loves where he is! Our Colorado kids have Australian shepherds and they love the Winter oh so much more than they do the summer — maybe that’s true for Oscar too, because he too has that lovely long coat. (Although I think I’ve seen him smiling in every season.)

    February 8, 2012 at 16:08

  65. The world according to Oscar! Now there’s a cult I’d follow! Love you, Oscar!

    February 16, 2012 at 17:19

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