A Not So Royal Prince

Some warm sunshine, cool grass, and marsh breezes make for a perfect napping combination and a not so royal prince.

A not so royal princely snore
A not so royal princely snore

Yesterday’s weather was perfect for a nap in the yard and our own Little Prince made himself comfortable. Unfortunately for him, pests were around.

Did I hear a camera shutter click?
Did I hear a camera shutter click?

Yes, the Hu-Dad might have captured a few photographs of His Highness in a not so royal prince mode. Don’t worry—His Surliness knew how to respond.

Back away puparazzi and leave me alone
Back away puparazzi and leave me alone

Unfortunately for a napping Little Prince, the Hu-Dad wasn’t the only pest in the yard.

Hi, Big Bro. Are you trying to nap?
Hi, Big Bro. Are you trying to nap?


  1. HokiePack on May 20, 2020 at 12:43 pm

    Love the third pic! What a smile on his face! Something we his subjects don’t see often!!

  2. Jean Burkhardt on May 20, 2020 at 8:43 am

    Typhoon doesn’t look too royal in those positions and I think he is angry at you Hu-Dad with the constant click click of the camera. But just think Typhoon-you are a STAR!!

    • The Thundering Herd on May 20, 2020 at 8:53 am

      Typhoon says pshaw. He isn’t a star. At least not an ordinary one. He’s a SUPERstar. A MEGAstar. The world revolves around him.

      And the sooner the world figures that out and complies, his life will be so much simpler.

  3. Debbie & Ruby on May 20, 2020 at 8:37 am

    Why is it a camera always has to come out and ruin a nice peaceful sleep? Always happens in the daily life of a Husky.

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