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With apologies to Robert Burns, we have to edit his poem slightly and say that the best-laid plans of mice, men, and Siberian Huskies go oft awry.
Our beach weekend has not exactly helped us escape the rain. Watching the weather forecast, Hu-Dad picked a moment Sunday morning to take us on our long morning walk. Unfortunately, just as we reached a far point from the S-RV, Mother Nature decided the lull in weather needed to stop so she unleashed torrential rains. We were all soaked by the time we arrived back at the S-RV.
Now some of us love the rain. Qannik and Landon, in particular, have no issues soaking up the falling rain. Miss Kiska loves wading through deep puddles.
But Typhoon? Unlike the others who would tolerate a good toweling, Typhoon does not like to be touched. Very connected to that no brushing rule of his. Hu-Dad did his best, but Typhoon was traumatized.
P.S. – For those curious, our title refers first to the poem “To A Mouse” by Robert Burns which includes the line “The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men / Gang aft agley” which is often paraphrased “The best-laid plans of mice and men / Go oft awry”. The line is the basis for the famous novel title Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.
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