A Royal Decree By Her Majesty

We are now entering our eighth day in a row of rain, totaling 5.11″ or 13 cm, with several more days expected. In response, Her Majesty Queen Natasha the Evil has issued a new royal decree.

a royal decree by her majesty

I, Queen Natasha the Evil, do hereby decree . . .

All of the rain and mud has severely hampered our ability to get outside, take walks or hikes, or otherwise exercise. Thus, Hu-Dad is getting the joy of dealing with not only that wonderful wet dog aroma but also some pent-up energy.

go crazy and wreak havoc

All members of The Herd may go totally crazy and wreak havoc inside!

Needless to say, that has led to some massive indoor games of “tackle-wrestle-bitey face-body slam-tag you’re it.” Long time readers know that is our all-time favorite game, but Hu-Dad usually insists it is done outside.

no responsibility for indoor damage

I further decree that no canine shall be held responsible for any damage indoors until this weather abates. I see nothing.

Unfortunately, the rebellion against Hu-Dad’s indoor restrictions is growing and the Queen seems to be leading the free-for-alls.

Any questions, Hu-Dad.

Any questions, Hu-Dad?

Hu-Dad used the slight break in our monsoon like week to take a few pictures of the early color of fall around our property. Too see his pictures, go here.


  1. Marilyn and Chessie on October 1, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    Chessie says it hasn’t rained since she came to live here two weeks ago, but it did last night, and now the humans expect to wipe her paws after every visit outside?! Please, no more rain!

  2. Sam on October 1, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    Send some our way! With temps still at 107, we could definitely use a change!

    Monty and Harlow

  3. Cheryl on October 1, 2015 at 9:55 am

    As her Majesty degrees!! Hu Dad beautiful pictures of the early fall colors , living in Florida I miss those!

  4. The Painter Pack on October 1, 2015 at 6:57 am

    You are Queen! Your rules must be followed! Sorry Hu-Dad…you must prepare for damages!

    Mya Boo Boo
    The Painter Pack

  5. Lori on October 1, 2015 at 4:00 am

    You are soooo precious Queen Natasha????

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