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Fearless Faith

Atop the drifts

Valorous and noble, our dogs crested the tops of the largest snowdrifts in their quest for adventure. Peak after peak, formed of biting wind and snow, brought them unrelenting joy. Their relatively lighter frames made it a breeze for them to move in and out and over the top of the wind-hardened surface. What a rare and altogether wonderful opportunity to explore drifts in excess of fifteen feet high. Desperate for moisture, the locals’ coffee shop mantra was that precipitation in any form would be welcomed. When the storm knocked at our door, however, we were unsure what slipped in.

Of course,...


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