Finally got a snowfall marginally larger than a dusting. It is so crazy to me that huskies just have it in them to love the snow. I mean, Buckles enjoys being outside no matter what time of year, but when the snow is coming down there's a little extra pep to his step. Then, when he's tired to pouncing around in the snow, he'll lay down and let it pile up on his back as it falls.
We did a mall trip yesterday. It was nice to get out of the house for a bit and watch the madness of last minute shoppers. It's kind of a relief to not be shopping this year. We sent some German chocolates home to family, but other than that, we're not doing presents really.
Also, I can confidently say I know enough German to start making out the various signs around town. This blue one at the top of the door says to please pay your "parkticket" (the one that is issued to you when you enter the parking garage).
Did a little people watching at the mall. And dog watching. There were so many dogs there due to the rain outside! One lady stopped and took a giant pretzel out of her bag and asked to give it to Buckles. We asked if she could just rip a small piece off instead. Well, her definition of "small" was skewed. She ripped up a giant piece and dropped it on the floor for him. Ah, well.
And lastly, as if this post couldn't be any more random, I leave you with this:
Made banana pancakes the other day and I gave him a banana just to see what he would do. He took it, ran into the living room and chewed on it. Never broke the skin though, so into the pancake mix it went! Also, do you love the grey blanket we put over the rug? We had to put it down once we realized our vacuum is no bueno. This catches all the hair so we can leave this place in decent condition.