Working Overtime

Hu-Dad is buried in some busyness projects this week which means he is working overtime in his study – and we aren’t happy about it.

Sigh - working overtime

During the day, we will wander in and out of his study to offer him breaks. You know, a break to scratch our ears and rub our bellies. Yes, we are willing to sacrifice like that just for the Hu-Dad.

But come the end of the regular workday, we expect the Hu-Dad to shut those computers down and focus on us. When that doesn’t happen, we express our displeasure.

Why are you still working?
Why are you still working?

Believe it or not, Frankie’s serious face was not successful. Hu-Dad kept on working.

Time to escalate our efforts and bring out the big guns. Or, more accurately, the little guns.

Ignore this face at your own peril.
Ignore this face at your own peril.

Success. Hu-Dad shut off the computers and declared it Herd Time!


  1. Susan on September 9, 2021 at 9:30 pm

    My Chihuahua has figured out what I do when I’m logging off from the work computer for the day. He’s learned to leave me alone until then. Mostly. He does get a bit of petting now and then, but then I remind him that I have to make money for kibble and vet bills.

  2. Jean Burkhardt on September 8, 2021 at 1:27 pm

    Whoops-I almost forgot my answer for today!! I LOVE these Way Back Wednesdays and love seeing Frankie and Typhoon up to their tricks with Hu-Dad! After all-the herd doesn’t want you to Over Do with your busyness!

  3. Pat and Rebel on September 8, 2021 at 8:51 am

    They sure have great ways to get us to do what they want. Please do not apologize for the duplication yesterday, I would rather receive two over not received any.

  4. Debbie & Miss Ruby on September 8, 2021 at 7:55 am

    So sad!!

  5. HokiePack on September 8, 2021 at 7:32 am

    You must obey the Prince !!

  6. KJ Pierson on April 6, 2016 at 11:27 am

    I get sad sibe usually when I leave alone without mine. Then I get it when I return or worse the pout sibe.

  7. Sylv on April 6, 2016 at 11:12 am

    My husband works from home as well. The dogs get all excited when he says “okay”, which he usually does at the end of phone calls (best when they are on speaker phone). To them, “okay” means “time to go outside and play” :).

  8. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on April 6, 2016 at 4:36 am

    Mom sez: There is NOTHING that can beat the look of a “Sad Sibe”. Not even a sad Cocker Spaniel. Looks like Frankie and Typhoon are out to prove that!

  9. Melon on April 6, 2016 at 3:49 am

    Haha! From what we hear of your reputation, Typhoon, I can see why!

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