Distracting the Queen’s Thoughts

Hu-Dad’s study seems like the perfect place for deep meditation. Unfortunately, someone was distracting the Queen’s thoughts.

The Queen takes needed time to think about leadership issues.

The Queen takes needed time to think about leadership issues.

Every afternoon, Queen Natasha spends an hour or so in Hu-Dad’s study for her one-on-one time. After a few minutes of special ear scratches, she stretches out under the desk to think about all of those weighty issues that leaders wrestle. Unfortunately, one persistent distraction exists.

What are you doing with that camera, Hu-Dad?

What are you doing with that camera, Hu-Dad?

Yes, the persistent puparazzi invades even the Queen’s contemplation time, much to her displeasure. She may not be able to prevent the photographer, but she does have a way to resist.

No, I will not smile for you.

No, I will not smile for you.

5 Comments

  1. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on August 15, 2016 at 6:33 pm

    Mom, Ice’n Ebby all say: Smile or no smile, hu-Dad, ‘Tasha still has that “Queenly” look about her. At her age now, she’s still stunningly beautiful!

  2. Charlotte Anderson on August 13, 2016 at 9:39 pm

    Beautiful queen on a beautiful rug!

  3. Juno's mom on August 13, 2016 at 12:44 pm

    Sweet, sweet face.

  4. Susan McManus on August 13, 2016 at 8:08 am

    I thought she was going to close her eyes to you hu-dad!

  5. Lori on August 13, 2016 at 7:35 am

    I’m sorry about the pesky puparazzi Queen N…. But I sure am glad the don’t quit taking those pictures!!!

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