Keep Hu-Dad Wondering

We know our humans sometimes watch us and try to figure out what game is being played, but we prefer not to answer and keep Hu-Dad wondering.

Roscoe staring at something on the ground.

Yesterday’s rains were starting to move in and a drizzle was falling. The other dogs had retreated to the house, but Roscoe remained outside. Hu-Dad stepped onto the deck to ask if he wanted to join the others but became amused at watching Roscoe do whatever it was he was doing. He was staring at the ground intently, not moving, just watching whatever held his attention. And, then, with little warning, he…

Woo!

Yes, Roscoe yelled at whatever was on the ground in front of him. A single woo, whether of encouragement or frustration was unclear. And with that single sound, the game was over. The spell was broken. And Roscoe was no longer held enthralled.

Well, that little moment should keep the Hu-Dad wondering.
Well, that little moment should keep the Hu-Dad wondering.

6 Comments

  1. nicole tester on April 1, 2019 at 9:19 pm

    wow strange. ????‍????

  2. tammy j on March 27, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    LOL! or else he’s amazingly clever… and knew that he was being watched by Hu Dad with undivided attention!
    he’s laughing. oh not at you Hu Dad! not at you! never! xoxo

  3. Juno's mom on March 26, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Exactly what I thought before I read Krista’s post.

  4. Debbie Hallenbeck on March 26, 2019 at 7:21 am

    If only we could read their brilliant minds!!

  5. Krista Ross on March 26, 2019 at 6:42 am

    Vole 1, Roscoe 0 is my guess.

  6. Jean Burkhardt on March 26, 2019 at 5:41 am

    Roscoe-what in the world had your attention so intently? I guess Hu-Dad and the rest of us never will. You really have become one of the herd in such a great way!

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