What We Have Here Is A Failure To Entertain

Hu-Dad was busy with a project Friday which prompted us to paraphrase the movie Cool Hand Luke, “What we have here is a failure to entertain.”

A couple of bored office mates.

A couple of bored office mates.

Hu-Dad worked on a project all morning on his computer. Some sort of busyness thing that apparently required us to be quiet so he could concentrate.

Be quiet? What is the fun in that?

Be quiet? What is the fun in that?

We were excited when that project wrapped up, thinking that games would commence. But – wait for it – he had to leave the house for the afternoon and evening. Holy cow, doesn’t he know his job is to entertain us?

A complain will be filed.

A complaint will be filed.

5 Comments

  1. Laura Yager on August 26, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    Hu dad, be expecting a summons to appear before the dog court. Not sure who the judge will be yet, but rumor has it that Doug the Pug is on this case. Your Herd just wants to make sure this order of quiet and decorum never happens again ⚖️

  2. Juno's mom on August 26, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    No road trips coming up?

    • The Thundering Herd on August 26, 2017 at 2:04 pm

      We have to let the summer heat break before we travel.

  3. Patti Kirk on August 26, 2017 at 12:17 pm

    They were quiet while you worked????? How did that happen?????????

  4. Lori on August 26, 2017 at 8:32 am

    Oh you poor sweet babies… how utterly rude!!!

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