Over and Under

Kiska here. I just need to tell a little story on my siblings.

Yep, these two right here - Natasha and Qannik.

Most of the Blue Ridge Parkway finally opened from the winter so we could get to one of our favorite high altitude trails.

The hike to the top was fairly uneventful.

But coming back down the backside of the mountain, we came up on a tree across the trail.

Hardly unusual, and something we cross many times each year.

See how I gracefully leap over the log while they - er - don't.

This is not going to work.

I couldn't help laughing at them.

So as we crossed another tree further down the trail.

I worried if they were going to remember the over - not the under.

Perfect style.

Natasha - You really had to tell that story, huh?

26 Comments

  1. Sage on March 25, 2011 at 11:08 am

    I’m sure they both were thinking that first log looked like a torture devise straight out of the inquisition! Kiska was VERY brave to have shown the way.

  2. Wild Dingo on March 25, 2011 at 2:32 am

    Is Kiska still alive? i hope so… or no worse for the wear after that story. after all, she is 2nd in command. QNTE needs her. Right?

  3. siku marie on March 25, 2011 at 1:31 am

    Sometimes skills get a little rusty over the long winter…or maybe it is some kind of Sibe extremem challenge (“We don’t do NOTHIN’ easy” to quote Tina Turner)?

  4. Sagira on March 24, 2011 at 11:36 pm

    hehe…that is silly. Maybe they were playing a game and you just didn’t know it?

  5. Lexi and Jasper the Danes on March 24, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    To go over or to go under is a tough decision! We woul dhave to agree with you Kiska, over is better – especially as it really didn’t look that high…well to us anyway, we probably wouldn’t fit under!

    Licks and lots of slobber,
    Lexi and Jasper the Danes

  6. Huffle Mawson on March 24, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    All that floof makes you extra smart, Kiska.

  7. Ice 'n Ayla on March 24, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    Me ‘n Ice would probly be the same as Shawnee, and think twice about those “spikies” sticking up all over the place. And like Shawnee, would be looking for a way to go around. After all, wouldn’t want to risk getting our beautiful white tummies all dirty, either.

  8. Shawnee the Shepherd on March 24, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    In their defense, I think those spiky things might have made me think twice about which way to go and knowing me, I would have probably opted for neither – can we find a way AROUND this?

  9. the clampets on March 24, 2011 at 1:13 pm

    Yup!! Those over unders can be tricky for some. But you all are smart and beautiful!!
    Wags
    Ernie,Sasha,Chica,Lucas

  10. The Army of Four on March 24, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    Ha roo! Dave and I do that, too! I like to leap over; he likes to go under!
    Play bows,
    Zim

  11. RAHUSKY on March 24, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    Harrrooo! What a nice place for walkies:)

  12. Kari on March 24, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    They just wanted to make things interesting for the humans!

    Kari
    http://dogisgodinreverse.com

  13. The OP Pack on March 24, 2011 at 10:21 am

    Ha – somehow we thought this story would have featured Rusty:)

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  14. HUSKYS RULE on March 24, 2011 at 10:19 am

    To funny Kiska:-) Thanks for sharing!! Watch your back though The Queen I am sure does not like her faux pas being made public!!!!!

    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  15. Ina in Alaska on March 24, 2011 at 10:03 am

    Now they have the hang of it!! (laughing hysterically in Anchorage)

  16. Carolyn on March 24, 2011 at 9:45 am

    Ohh those pics are HILARIOUS! Natasha may be the Queen, but we know who is the brains behind the throne. Not, um, Qannik. No.

  17. jack & moo on March 24, 2011 at 8:59 am

    We won’t hold it against woo, hope the Queen doesn’t either!

    jack & moo

    (great fluffy tail pictures!)

  18. Stumpy and cyndi on March 24, 2011 at 8:28 am

    Kiska, you know what they say about paybacks… I’m glad you have pictures because no one would have believed it, otherwise!

  19. houndstooth4 on March 24, 2011 at 8:26 am

    Kiska, you have brains and beauty! Somebody has to be the brains of the operation and it looks like that’s your department! lol I love how you laugh at them while they try to figure it out!

    Yep, HDM does bring treats, and she even baked them for us!

  20. houndstooth4 on March 24, 2011 at 8:26 am

    Kiska, you have brains and beauty! Somebody has to be the brains of the operation and it looks like that’s your department! lol I love how you laugh at them while they try to figure it out!

    Yep, HDM does bring treats, and she even baked them for us!

  21. priscilla on March 24, 2011 at 8:17 am

    Thanks for the tale, Kiska! It made up my day 🙂

  22. Khyra on March 24, 2011 at 6:33 am

    Our tails give us magikh powers!

    I’d be ovFUR in a flash too!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra

  23. Pepsi on March 24, 2011 at 2:26 am

    I applaud your courage to tell a story like this of the Queen, Kiska. I hope she doesn’t plot something against you for this…

    Woofs,
    Pepsi

  24. Stella on March 24, 2011 at 1:54 am

    Kiska DARES tell a story on the Queen? Good grief, that could be dangerous, couldn’t it and foolhardy at the least!

    Kisses,
    Stella

  25. rottrover on March 24, 2011 at 1:17 am

    Natasha, we’re glad woo aren’t around to report on OUR agility-skills!!

  26. Holly & Khady on March 24, 2011 at 1:15 am

    I can’t believe QNTE let you get away with laughing at her!!

    Oh, and I see they named the “top” after our pal Summiiii!!! How nice of them to put his name on their sign!

    Holly & Khady Lynn

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