Beware The Post-Eclipse Food Thief

After yesterday’s eclipse, Hu-Dad had to fend off a post-eclipse food thief who apparently thought he might be a little blinded from looking at the sun.

A food thief surfing the dinner table.

A food thief surfing the dinner table.

Be right on the edge of totality for the eclipse, we settled down for afternoon naps while the Hu-Dad ventured into the path of totality. He was accompanied by our Hu-Aunt and our Hu-Nephew. They were in total awe of the beauty of a total eclipse.

Afterwards, they settled in to the Hu-Grandmom’s house for dinner. Tartok and Ruby were the best hosts and Tartok even offered to be an official food taster just in case anyone needed his services.

5 Comments

  1. Juno's mom on August 22, 2017 at 11:03 am

    He’s such a cutie. Ruby seems to like laying low.

  2. Zoe on August 22, 2017 at 9:30 am

    You know in ancient times food testers held a most dangerous position. Tarkot, after seeing the eclipse (well knowing it happened dogs are actually smart enough not to stare at the sun unprotected) knew that everything on the earth was touched by this solar event… the food could have been spoiled… you don’t know.. so he was willing to sacrifice himself just to ensure your safety and he was rebuffed … poor Tartok I believe extra treats and belly rubs are due from all attending!!

  3. KJ Pierson on August 22, 2017 at 9:19 am

    That is a priceless pic of Tartok!

  4. Lori on August 22, 2017 at 7:04 am

    Good boy Tartok!

  5. Koda Hazel And Sue Verschneider on August 22, 2017 at 6:53 am

    Hahaha

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