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  1. Igloos Are Awesome

    by , 02-10-2008 at 12:17 AM (Kiz_Paws Bag Of Trix)

    The igloo is an iconic structure recognized around the world. At once beautiful and strong, simple yet complex, the architecture of an igloo represents an ingenious use of nature’s materials to suit human needs.

    An igloo (Inuit language: iglu) or "snow house" is a shelter constructed from blocks of snow, generally in the form of

    Updated 11-21-2008 at 01:05 PM by kiz_paws

  2. Sun Dogs Are Awesome

    by , 01-24-2008 at 07:32 PM (Kiz_Paws Bag Of Trix)
    Sun Dogs really are cool! Their scientific name is parhelion (plural: parhelia). A sun dog is a common bright circular spot on a solar halo, and is an optical phenomenon caused by the reflection (or refraction) of sunlight by small ice crystals that make up cirrus or cirrostratus clouds. More often than not, two or even more sun dogs can be seen on opposite sides of the sun at the same time.

    Sun dogs appear usually at sunrise or sunset, but there are exceptions to this, of course. ...

    Updated 11-20-2008 at 01:02 PM by kiz_paws

  3. The Waiting Dog

    by , 09-16-2007 at 11:19 PM (Kiz_Paws Bag Of Trix)


    Waits for the children to get home from school

    Waits to join you on your next walk or hike

    Waits to play and remind of us of pure joy

    Waits to comfort us when we are feeling low

    Waits to be our companion NO MATTER WHAT

    Waits to protect you and your children from danger

    Waits to help and

    Updated 11-20-2008 at 12:38 PM by kiz_paws

  4. If I Didn't Have Dog

    by , 04-18-2007 at 08:03 PM (Kiz_Paws Bag Of Trix)
    The following is from an Email that my brother sent me (knowing what a nut I am for the canine species -- but darn proud of it):

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    I could walk around the yard barefoot in safety.

    My house could be carpeted instead of tiled and laminated.

    All flat surfaces, clothing, furniture, and cars would be free of hair.

    When the

    Updated 11-20-2008 at 12:17 PM by kiz_paws

  5. The Prairie Cold

    by , 04-17-2007 at 01:41 AM (Kiz_Paws Bag Of Trix)
    How do I describe cold?

    I am sure that many are familiar with the sensation of cold, but to live here, in the Canadian Prairies, cold takes on a new dimension, lol!

    When I go out with my dog in the bitter wee hours of a winter's night, the silence is deafening. Such a statement seems overdone, but seriously, one can hear a door shut miles away. A train's whistle ...

    Updated 11-20-2008 at 12:15 PM by kiz_paws

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