In the interest of advancing a better familiarity with best technique, the following is the prescribed method for an afternoon nap in subzero temps, as demonstrated by Layla, an expert in her field.

Step One: on the corner of the deck where the wind howls best, locate the deepest snow, taking care to tuck in extremities including fluffy tail, then quickly check for foxes.

Layla in the snow — photo by William E. Evans, ©2022

Step Two: position your nose hard by your rear foot.



Bill Evans

A practicing writer and architect, he is now engaged full time writing a perennial novel and walking his husky several times a day.