Natasha’s seat belt is located immediately behind the passenger seat of the jeep so that she can either look out the window or serve in her most important role – navigator.


Just coming up to make sure everything is under control


Is this the fastest way to the trails?


Wooing out orders


Can you handle it from here?

P.S. – The Navigator needs to help hu-dad on his website maintenance.  Most of the work so far has been in the background, but he flipped a switch to test some things around 9 pm last night.  Bloggy went crazy.  Sigh.  11 pm and we are restored.  Many HBO words were uttered.  And, basically, the site looks exactly like it did before.  Back to reading the WordPress manuals.


  1. Mochi on August 23, 2009 at 3:51 pm

    That is the perfect spot for the Queen!


  2. Steve & Kat on August 23, 2009 at 12:01 am

    I like to navigate too. I’m also bossy. Do you think Natasha and I might be related?


  3. Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ Campanella on August 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    looks like you are doing an incredible job navigating – woodorw is the navigator here – hope the new bloggie and website work out

    Woodrow – Sweetie – MJ

  4. princess eva on August 22, 2009 at 1:27 am

    Hmmmm. but you did change the font.


    Make them turn left and head in our direction. I think we need to meet.


  5. Denns the Vizsla on August 22, 2009 at 12:46 am

    WordPress has manuals???

  6. Wild Dingo on August 21, 2009 at 11:29 pm

    ps. i like your navigator. Loki usually starts whining and juno starts howling when we get ‘close’ to known destinations. but i have a mini cooper. so that is never pleasant!

    Natasha is not evil she’s Natasha the Navigator!

  7. Wild Dingo on August 21, 2009 at 11:28 pm

    Sigh. I know the HBO WordPress words too well. I’m a WordPress developer and i’m developing a site now for a client to match an html site…very hard to do. it would have been easier to code the entire site in wordpress. but she needed some specific navigation features that would have been way too hard in word press…

  8. Huffle Mawson on August 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm

    I think you should ask Queen Natasha to do the blog.

    Huffle Mawson

  9. gus, louie and callie on August 21, 2009 at 5:14 pm

    Great job Natasha.. Make sure Dad is going to right way.. Dad will get the blog thing yet. Just give him a little encouragement..

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  10. the Army of Four on August 21, 2009 at 4:47 pm

    Our mom couldn’t find her way out of a paper bag without a map or a Siberian Husky.
    Tail wags,

  11. Hero on August 21, 2009 at 11:09 am

    Natasha is a great sibe navigator. I have the same role in my car! Someone has to tell the humans where to go!

    Good luck with the blog maintenance!

  12. Khyra on August 21, 2009 at 10:56 am

    Well done on the navigational work!

    As fur the blog remodelling…I’m with The OP KS Pakhk: not gonna let my mom put her human paws on mine!

    PeeEssWoo: So THAT was what we ‘herd’ last night!

  13. The OP Pack on August 21, 2009 at 9:58 am

    Since you always seem to arrive at your hiking destinations in good shape, maybe the huDad DO need the Queen’s assistance with the blog. Knowing how knowledgeable your huDad is about computers, you are convincing us more and more to leave ours alone.

  14. KB on August 21, 2009 at 9:26 am

    Our younger dog, R, has decided that navigation, or at least riding shotgun while barking, is his role just like Natasha’s. We’re keeping him firmly seatbelted in the *back* seat for now – or he’s going to send us over a cliff! Maybe Natasha can give him some tips!

  15. Norwood on August 21, 2009 at 7:56 am

    Natasha I do the same thing but it’s just me. I’m no king. Someone has to navigate… what do they think?
    Don’t you hate making changes-taking the time and then crash poof nothing. I closed my ears in case bad words still flying.

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