Sticks and Stones

When it comes to sticks and stones, possession might be the only canine law that matters…once a stick is declared important.

It's mine...all mine.
It’s mine…all mine.

A stick has been in the yard for over a week. Hu-Dad has spotted it over and over, but decided it was unimportant. And it was…until Roscoe picked it up and ran around the yard with it.

Chew. Gnaw. Crack.
Chew. Gnaw. Crack.

The instant Roscoe decided to play with the stick, His Highness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey decided the stick was his. He claimed it and refused to let anyone else near. Thus the first canine law…nothing is important until it is important and then it is the most important thing around…until the next thing is declared important.

Still important. And still mine.
Still important. And still mine.

P.S. – We wish our Hu-Dad a happy birthday. He is eleventy-seven bazillions years old, but we still taking him walking twice a day.


  1. Christina on June 4, 2020 at 12:10 pm

    Totally important one important

  2. Laura YAGER on May 26, 2020 at 3:19 am

    Sorry this is belated, but Happy birthday to the Husky whisperer! I’m sure if Phooey knew it was your birthday, he would have shared his stick!

  3. S Deaver on May 18, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    Many happy returns of the day, and wishing you as many sticks as make this a great year for you!

  4. Shyuki & May on May 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Happiest Birthday wishes to Hu-Dad! Enjoy your day! I hope the 4 legged residents will give you a day off from your servant duties.

  5. Denise Schoen on May 18, 2020 at 12:38 pm

    Happy Birthday! to Hu-Dad. Am sure The Herd will give him extra loving on his special day. Wishing you a wonderful day.

  6. Tawny Wall on May 18, 2020 at 11:53 am

    Happy! Happy! Birthday!
    I’m sure the Herd have many wonderful presents for you today!
    Love you big brother

  7. Debbie & Ruby on May 18, 2020 at 11:48 am

    Happy Birthday Hu-Dad, you will never get old when you have a Husky!!

  8. chris on May 18, 2020 at 11:30 am

    Don’t let the dogs fool you, dogs only make us younger. haha

  9. Becky Slack on May 18, 2020 at 10:25 am

    Happy Birthday Hu-Dad! And many more!????????????

  10. Jane on May 18, 2020 at 10:25 am

    Happy Birthday Hu-Dad. Have a fantastic day.

  11. Duane Donovan on May 18, 2020 at 9:59 am

    Happy Birthday to Hu-Dad, many more to follow

  12. Juno's mom on May 18, 2020 at 9:08 am

    A very happy birthday to you Hu-Dad! (You really do understand canine law!)

  13. Billie Borron on May 18, 2020 at 9:02 am

    Happiest of birthday wishes to the Hu-Dad! Those two walks help him, so it’s like two birthday presents every day right guys?

  14. The husky bunch on May 18, 2020 at 8:41 am

    Happy birthday Mr. Hu Dad. Glad you’re still keeping up with the herd

  15. JoCindy on May 18, 2020 at 8:39 am

    Happy Birthday to Hu-Dad!!

  16. Amarok & Co on May 18, 2020 at 8:38 am

    Happy birthdayd Hu-Dad! I’m sure the herd has much merriment and mischief planned to celebrate!

  17. Sharon Sammons on May 18, 2020 at 8:25 am

    Happy Birthday!! Have a great day 🙂

  18. Jean Burkhardt on May 18, 2020 at 8:25 am

    Happy Birthday Hu-Dad. It helps since you are ancient-LOL-the Herd keeps you limber while they take you on their daily walks! I hope the IMPORTANT stick argument was finally settled!

  19. Terry+Rory on May 18, 2020 at 7:47 am

    Happy Birthday ???? Hu-Dad!
    Enjoy your day (+ watching storm Arthur blow by!)
    PS- Great pictures of Typhoon

  20. Mayra L. Gavilan on May 18, 2020 at 7:46 am

    Happy Birthday! Hope you enjoy your day

  21. HokiePack on May 18, 2020 at 7:33 am

    Happy birthday! Glad the Herd still takes you walking !

  22. Lori & Izzy Bear on May 18, 2020 at 7:29 am

    Happy Birthday Hu-dad!!! Maybe you’ll get a very important stick today!!!!

  23. Deborah Rolman on May 18, 2020 at 7:10 am

    Happy Birthday, Hu-dad! Glad that the Herd is keeping you on your toes.

  24. tammy j on May 18, 2020 at 7:03 am

    happy birthday you ancient old Hu Dad!!!
    so glad they’re seeing that you get your daily exercise! LOL! xoxo

  25. Christina on May 18, 2020 at 6:35 am

    Happy Birthday to Hu-Dad!!

  26. Jeanee on May 18, 2020 at 6:25 am

    Happy birthday to you, Hu-Dad. Enjoy your day.

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