Chips Away!

Hu-Dad thinks he deserves snacks while he is working in the study, but doesn’t want to share, so he tries to put the chips away.

Did I hear a crunch?
Did I hear a crunch?

Hu-Dad spends his days hunched over a laptop typing away at his busyness. We spend our days sprawled in the floor around his desk listening to his incessant pounding on the keyboard. But, every now and then, he attempts to smuggle snacks into his study without sharing. You humans know the move—the sly slinking of food toward your mouth—the attempt to chew quietly—the hope our all powerful noses won’t detect your treasures. But the crunching of a potato chip gave him away.

Oh, please, like I don't know the sound of a potato chip.
Oh, please, like I don’t know the sound of a potato chip.

Caught red-handed, Hu-Dad mumbled his innocence and then tried to claim that he had to right to snack without sharing. Roscoe decided to call up the big guns and responded with The Face. Oh, come on, you know The Face. The I-haven’t-eaten-in-days-and-am-starving Face. The I-can’t-believe-you-don’t-love-me Face. The you-will-share-or-else Face.

I just want one potato chip.
I just want one potato chip.

7 thoughts on “Chips Away!”

  1. yup. THAT’S the face alright!
    and everybody knows ‘you can never eat just one potato chip!’
    this started my morning with laughter and joy! XOXO

  2. Oh boy DO I KNOW that face. Poor starving dog who hasn’t been fed for SO LONG!!! Roscoe has it down and Hu-Dad HOW can you NOT share??? Have a wonderful weekend filled with chips!

  3. Oh the sadness of being a starving dog for days on end. Will see how much my “starving” girl weighs at the Vets today!! Enjoy the weekend.

  4. My dogs know what the cookie container sounds like when my husband opens it for his cookies. They rush to the table and wait patiently for him to give them a piece. Dogs are smart and they are quick to associate sounds with certain things. It is hard to resist the eyes. I cannot do it but my husband is better at that than I am.

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