Frankie’s Big Brother Project Time

Landon has discovered Frankie’s big brother project time involves a project carried over from last year – the picnic table basement.

What are you doing down there, Big Bro?

What are you doing down there, Big Bro?

Last summer, we spent many hours excavating and perfecting our basement under the picnic table. We were quite proud, until a giant orange beast destroyed it.

Can I help? Please.

Can I help? Please.

Hu-Dad had relocated our picnic table for the winter and we did not dig under it at all. Then Hu-Dad moved the picnic table back to the same spot it was in last year. Guess what we started doing right away?

Big Brother Project Time.

Big Brother Project Time.

It’s a small start, but we expect to have a full basement completed in just a few weeks. Luxury accommodations just in time for summer!

Don't I have the coolest big brother?

Don’t I have the coolest big brother?


  1. Jan on May 17, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    It will be the perfect spot for the pool table and the Van Gogh paintings. Can’t wait for a tour.

  2. Marty on May 17, 2017 at 11:29 am

    My neighbor had Huskies. They loved to dig in the ‘cool’ dirt and then lay in it. Had to be cool and shaded. I love your stories. Thought I never had a Husky myself, I babysat them when we lived at our old house.

  3. Lori on May 17, 2017 at 7:08 am

    You Sibes are very mysterious aren’t you…. not giving up the “dirt” on the no digging policy until the picnic table was returned to its regular spot! Well done ????????

  4. Mom 'n Ebby on May 17, 2017 at 3:48 am

    Mom ‘n Ebby say: We were wondering how come they never dug under the picnic table after it was moved to the new spot, or, never dug the old spot after the table was moved to the new spot. Does this mean the table had to be in that one spot only, for digging purposes?

    • The Thundering Herd on May 17, 2017 at 5:52 am

      Weird, isn’t it? We just had no interest in digging until Hu-Dad put the table back in our old spot. We like to keep him guessing, so we have never explained.

Leave a Comment

Read Another Story

← Back One Story ◊ OR ◊ Forward One Story →

This Week's Thundering Herd Special Features

Monday Musing

Weekly thoughts from our Hu-Dad with the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and a gratuitous dog photo of us.

Wobbly Weather Wardrobe

October 2, 2022

With the ever-changing temperatures during the autumn months, I need varied clothing to complete my wobbly weather wardrobe.

Way Back Wednesday

Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,700 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.

Finding Shade

April 24, 2010 |

Kiska says that on hot, sunny, spring days, you have to find shade wherever you can. Thanks Big Brother Kodiak.

Visit Millerton, a fictional small town near Asheville NC, via D.K. Wall's novels. Ordinary people. Extraordinary events.