Household Chores

In a large family, everyone has a role in the household chores. Let’s follow Frankie as he assists Hu-Dad on a Sunday afternoon project.

Those instructions look complicated.

Those instructions look complicated.

The Hu-Dad worked last week to move some internet cabling at Chez Herd. With the project almost complete, he realized he needed a small table in a closet for some equipment. He purchased one of those “some assembly required” tables and spread out in the great room floor. Frankie offered to assist.

Bolt G in slot S of part C - easy, right?

Bolt G in slot S of part C – easy, right?

Every other pup became bored with the project quickly, but Frankie enjoyed helping. He served primarily as a stress reliever. You know, “Hey, Hu-Dad, scratch my ears and you will feel better.”

Looking close.

Looking close.

As Hu-Dad tightened the last bolt, Frankie joined in the celebration. Of course, it looks like Hu-Dad may have already started a celebratory drink.

All the tools needed for a "some assembly required" project.

All the tools needed for a “some assembly required” project.


  1. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on July 13, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    Mom sez: After all your hard work assisting the hu-Dad, I don’t recall seeing anything to drink for you in that picture, Frankie — what’s with this? Not fair at all!

  2. Monty, Harlow and Ramble on July 11, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    Good boy, Frankie! How can they possibly do anything without our insistence!

    Monty, Harlow and Ramble

  3. Lori on July 11, 2016 at 7:16 am

    No doubt about it Frankie… Hudad could not have done it without you!!

  4. vincent porrazzo on July 11, 2016 at 4:24 am

    A bit of lubricant helps Hu-Dad in the assembly operation!

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