Amphibious Invasion

The rain stopped, the clouds broke, and we were enjoying a quiet evening on the deck when Landon detected an amphibious invasion underway.

A quiet night for the Boom Boom.
A quiet night for the Boom Boom.

Landon warns us constantly that we can never let our guard down. Squirrels might scramble across the yard. Birds might squawk. The automatic irrigation system might turn on at the worst possible moment (yeah, that’s happened). But now he has detected an amphibious invasion is underway.

Brightly colored amphibious invasion underway.
Brightly colored amphibious invasion underway.

Hu-Dad explained what the creatures were and that they didn’t represent a real threat, but Landon wasn’t so sure. He watched the threat carefully as they paddled past.

Those kayaks are weird and can't be trusted.
Those kayaks are weird and can’t be trusted.


  1. Zoe on June 18, 2020 at 1:42 pm

    Ok I was so expecting this to be about frogs .. unfortunately he’s correct about those evil kayaks!!

  2. Julie on June 18, 2020 at 9:57 am

    Haha. I was expecting frogs!

  3. HokiePack on June 18, 2020 at 8:13 am

    Boom taking up where Paul Revere left off !!!

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