April 2nd, 2013: Muddy in the UP

Much to Scott’s delight, the snow is beginning to melt here. Everything is turning from beautiful, clean, frozen, and snow-covered to dirty, ugly, muck and mud.

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Mud, Mud, Mud

 

Dirt roads are closed or have restrictions.

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Streams are flowing

 

Some streams are opening up.

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The mighty Menominee River

 

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Muddy dog

What this means, for me however, are lots of muddy dogs.

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Rue doesn’t mind the mud.

The dogs don’t mind the mud at all, of course.

It is a lot more work keeping the dogs and house clean, but there isn’t much we can do about it.

I’ll just be grateful it isn’t worse!