Emergency Exit Maintenance

As a master basement builder, Cheoah knows that safety features such as an emergency exit are critical – especially when you have little brothers.

Basement excavation underway

Basement excavation underway

The basement excavation project is moving at good speed. If Hu-Dad would stop filling it in every fall, can you imagine how cool it would be?

Testing the emergency exit.

Testing the emergency exit.

Cheoah – our project forepup – has decided that a new feature needs to be added. For some odd reason, she has a hard time enforcing the “No Boys Allowed” rule. Sometimes the basement can become so crowded that a special exit is needed to get away from the rowdiness. Unfortunately, in the test above, nothing besides her head would fit – yet.

Do I hear Hu-Dad snickering?

Do I hear Hu-Dad snickering?

Hu-Dad may have muttered something about the hole needs to be bigger or the body needs to be less “fluffy.”

Oh, Hu-Dad, you are going to pay.

Oh, Hu-Dad, you are going to pay.

Movie Memory Monday

Queen Natasha the Evil and Little Prince Typhoon create the most unexpected odd couple of Chez Herd. And who do you think is the instigator?

Odd Couple

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  1. Cheerful Monk on June 7, 2018 at 3:05 pm

    I used two of these pictures: http://cheerfulmonk.com/2018/06/07/score-another-one-for-the-internet/

    Thank you for my daily doggie fix!

  2. Juno's mom on June 4, 2018 at 10:55 am

    Cheoah does enjoy her job. (Do you still put out a kiddie pool?) It doesn’t seem like two years since Natasha went on ahead. She still had that spunk in September. Always lovely to see the replays.

    • The Thundering Herd on June 4, 2018 at 11:04 am

      We haven’t put out the pool yet this year considering all of the rain we have had. Probably will when it gets hot.

  3. Lori on June 4, 2018 at 7:13 am

    Beautiful excavation project work CheeseWhiz!!!

  4. Hokie Pack on June 4, 2018 at 7:11 am

    Fluffy is in Hu-Dad!
    Thanks for sharing the odd couple. Great to see the Queen in action. Ty’s face is priceless!

  5. Jean B Burkhardt on June 4, 2018 at 6:20 am

    That dirt under there is NICE AND COOL Hu-Dad!!!! BUT yes-an escape route is always needed!

  6. Dave Lukosik on June 4, 2018 at 4:52 am

    She is just getting ready for the Summer’s heat. Unless it’s an escape hole next to the fence or in the path of the riding mower “Let It Be” as the Beatles would say!

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