Dangerous Photography

Using a camera may not seem like a particularly hazardous hobby, but Hu-Dad has the bruise to prove that dangerous photography is a real thing.

Oh, look, Hu-Dad is on the porch. I should run say hi.
Oh, look, Hu-Dad is on the porch. I should run say hi.

We had a spectacular bout of weather yesterday evening. Cool, dry air with gentle breezes. Hu-Dad settled onto the porch to watch the dogs play and the lightning bugs come out. As night falls, the rhythmic flashing is mesmerizing.

Picking up speed. Going to be with the Hu-Dad in mere seconds.
Picking up speed. Going to be with the Hu-Dad in mere seconds.

Sitting on the porch, camera in hand, Hu-Dad was taking photos of The Herd and noticed that Landon had noticed the Hu-Dad. Boom Boom was racing to say hi just as fast as he could. A flash. A blur.

A galloping Boom Boom is closing the distance on the Hu-Dad.
A galloping Boom Boom is closing the distance on the Hu-Dad.

Only when Hu-Dad snapped his last photo, the very next one you are about to see, did he realize that Landon planned to leap over the human in a single bound. Hu-Dad flinched which raised his leg off the porch placing his knee directly into Landon’s flight path. One rock solid Siberian Husky head traveling at warp speed leaves a mark. Trust us on this one.

Incoming. Too late to brake. Too late to turn. Impact.
Incoming. Too late to brake. Too late to turn. Impact.

P.S. – No hard-headed Huskies were harmed in the making of this post. Hu-Dad knees, however, …

7 Comments

  1. vincent porrazzo on May 21, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    The enthusiasm of Sibes is boundless and to be marveled at!

  2. Juno's mom on May 21, 2019 at 10:44 am

    A dead run and no brakes. Typical husky.

  3. Laura Yager on May 21, 2019 at 10:28 am

    Oh the hard Head of a Husky…I know all too well! Boom looks crazy in that last photo. Just nuts!???? He’s so funny and expressive. As he gains speed, his eyes grow wider. Landon, you’ve been a Clown since you joined the Pack. Keep up the good work…We need a daily dose if Boom!????

  4. Debbie and Ruby on May 21, 2019 at 7:24 am

    Ouch!! That must have hurt. They do have rock hard heads.

  5. Debbie and Ruby on May 21, 2019 at 7:21 am

    OUCH!! That must have hurt. They do have rock hard heads.

  6. Lori & Izzy Belle Bear on May 21, 2019 at 5:53 am

    Oh my goodness that’s a fast moving Sibe!!! I hope all participants are safe, well, and unhurt!!

  7. Jean Burkhardt on May 21, 2019 at 5:17 am

    Oh No Hu-Dad-a husky traveling at warp speed is a dangerous thing! I hope you iced the bruise and it feels better today. Landon ONLY wanted to say-“Hi”! When ours was young and he was traveling like that-I held onto the house for dear life as he traveled to meet me while I stook in the yard with him!

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