I thought the flooded ground was frozen solid.
I didn't realise the water was several inches deep.
I didn't stop to think before I dashed across.
And now my legs are cold and wet.
P.S. Friends, thank you so much for all your wonderful and incredibly interesting contributions to my 'science of attraction' study. If you have not yet commented on what it is that you find attractive in a fellow pup, then you still can; just go to my previous post 'My new role, science and romance' (12 January 2015).