April (snow) showers

I keep telling everybody that the weather in Annecy is gorgeous in April. “Don’t worry, last year it was sunny and 70.” “You won’t need warm clothes or an umbrella.” Ummm. This is what it looked like yesterday:


Today it’s raining, but it still feels just as cold. And the forecast for the next 5 days is, of course, rain. ::sigh:: To compare, this was April 9, 2007:


I promise it’s usually nice in April. I don’t know why this year has to be so crappy. So since I’m spending a lot of time indoors these days, I keep taking pictures of Canaille because he’s so cute. And always in the way.

He does this every morning when I’m trying to get ready. And then he needs a drink.


And of course there is a website called catsinsinks.com. It cracks me up!

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  • Linda

    It’s raining in Provence too-no snow though. I saw a blog the other day full of photos of nothing but cats in sinks. I guess they must like them alot although I’ve never caught mine in one.

  • Linda

    It’s raining in Provence too-no snow though. I saw a blog the other day full of photos of nothing but cats in sinks. I guess they must like them alot although I’ve never caught mine in one.

  • Jennie

    LOL I knew that somewhere there was a blog of cats in sinks. I just knew it!

  • Jennie

    LOL I knew that somewhere there was a blog of cats in sinks. I just knew it!

  • Justin

    Oh I am glad I missed the snow! It was nice and sunny where I was. And my cat loved the sink and running water when he was a kitten, but he doesn’t do it so much now. Now he just yells at me to open the window so he can sit on the ledge 20ft above the ground and watch the birds!

  • Justin

    Oh I am glad I missed the snow! It was nice and sunny where I was. And my cat loved the sink and running water when he was a kitten, but he doesn’t do it so much now. Now he just yells at me to open the window so he can sit on the ledge 20ft above the ground and watch the birds!

  • Au Soleil Levant

    It’s supposed to snow here in Michigan this weekend. Can’t wait!!

  • Au Soleil Levant

    It’s supposed to snow here in Michigan this weekend. Can’t wait!!

  • Zhu

    I was in France last month and it was really cold! Worse is, everybody assumed I should feel like wearing tee-shirt and shorts “because you know, it’s so cold in Canada, you must feel warm here!”Er… not really. Got sick in Paris! :D

  • Zhu

    I was in France last month and it was really cold! Worse is, everybody assumed I should feel like wearing tee-shirt and shorts “because you know, it’s so cold in Canada, you must feel warm here!”

    Er… not really. Got sick in Paris! :D

  • Le Tigre

    that photo made me laugh out loud! your cat is adorable.

  • Le Tigre

    that photo made me laugh out loud! your cat is adorable.

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