What Goes Up Won’t Come Down

His Highness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey is always frustrated when things don’t work as expected like what goes up won’t come down.

Why do the birds fly away when I come outside?
Why do the birds fly away when I come outside?

We head out to the yard first thing in the morning before sunrise (which is why these photographs are so grainy). The various birds of the marsh who roost around our house must consider us an alarm clock because they fly away as soon as the door opens. This frustrates our Little Prince.

Why don't you come down here and play with me?
Why don’t you come down here and play with me?

His Highness expects everything to happen exactly as he wants. When that doesn’t come true—a shocking amount of time to our Little Curmudgeon—he snorts, stamps his feety-feet, and pouts. Worst of all, the Hu-Dad’s reaction to those antics isn’t immediate attention, but smirks and smiles. The royal life is tough.

Once again, Hu-Dad, this is all your fault.
Once again, Hu-Dad, this is all your fault.


  1. Susan on October 21, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Poor Typhoon. It’s hard to find good human help these days, isn’t it?

  2. Debbie and Ruby on October 21, 2020 at 8:56 am

    Maybe it is really the human that scares away the birds!! So some pups think.

  3. tammy j on October 21, 2020 at 6:21 am

    the look says your attitude not appreciated Hu Dad. 🙂

  4. Jean Burkhardt on October 21, 2020 at 6:20 am

    Typhoon-sorry to say-the birds THINK you are dangerous! Now WHY would they think that?? It’s better you watch them from afar.

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