Poor Observation Skills

During our walk yesterday, Hu-Dad laughed and laughed. When we asked him what was so funny, he said it was our poor observation skills.

Why is the Hu-Dad laughing so hard?
Why is the Hu-Dad laughing so hard?

As we described in a recent post, we regularly walk by an oyster shell recycling center. Since we aren’t the only creatures intrigued by the smell (Hu-Dad says intrigued isn’t quite the right word for his own reaction to the odor created by a mountain of oyster shells left in the sun), we have had a few wildlife encounters. But we sure didn’t see any yesterday and that made the Hu-Dad laugh and laugh and laugh.

Typhoon scanning for wildlife in the woods behind the oyster shells.
Typhoon scanning for wildlife in the woods behind the oyster shells.

Hu-Dad also took lots of photos here before he laughed himself out and opted to take us home. We still don’t get the joke, but something sure made him laugh. Wonder what it was?

Apparently, I blend. Silly dogs.
Apparently, I blend. Silly dogs.

4 Comments

  1. Duane F Donovan on December 11, 2019 at 11:00 am

    As opposed to the other story ” Middle aged man dragged into woods by his 4 Huskies” 🙂

    • The Thundering Herd on December 12, 2019 at 8:30 am

      Middle-aged? In dog year’s, our Hu-Dad is eleventy-seven bazillion years old…or something like that.

  2. Debbie and Ruby on December 11, 2019 at 8:29 am

    Better to get a good laugh in, than get pulled off your feet!! Never a dull moment in your life with a Husky.

  3. Jean Burkhardt on December 11, 2019 at 5:45 am

    THAT is SO funny-no wonder you laughed yourself silly Hu-Dad. That kitty sure put one over on the sibes! I agree-their observation skills leave a lot to be desired-lol I bet your stomach hurt with all that laughing???

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