Pointing To Buried Treasure

Roscoe had a very exciting day Friday when he unearthed loot, so now he’s pointing to buried treasure.

Pointing to buried treasure

During yard time on Friday, Hu-Dad confiscated a filthy ball from Roscoe and wondered where it came from. A few minutes later, a second ball appeared in Roscoe’s mouth. A few more minutes and a third appeared. The people we bought the house from raised their five kids in it, so we’re always finding something interesting, but a baseball, tennis ball, and golf ball in one afternoon is a new record. Roscoe is so impressed with himself, he’s now pointing to buried treasure.


  1. Cheryl Seybert on September 5, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    So as soon as Roscoe points to the buried treasure does Hu-Dad retrieve or do you let Roscoe dig it up and bring it to you before it gets confiscated????

    • The Thundering Herd on September 6, 2021 at 4:55 am

      Roscoe is young and fast. Hu-Dad is old and slow. Roscoe always unburies his treasure before Hu-Dad arrives on scene.

      Typhoon points out Roscoe has one giant fault, one Typhoon does not share. Roscoe listens. When Hu-Dad demands the purloined item be turned over, Roscoe obediently complies. Typhoon doesn’t understand such behavior at all.

  2. Patty Markiewicz on September 5, 2021 at 1:05 pm

    Too funny!

  3. Juno's mom on September 5, 2021 at 12:16 pm

    I’ll bet he’s having a lot of fun finding them. Five kids should equal quite a few balls. Roscoe always looks so happy.

  4. Carolyn Rogers on September 5, 2021 at 9:56 am

    Go Roscoe! Sparky found a toy football buried in my apartment complex’s garden – who knows where it came from but it is now Sparky’s (after a good scrubbing).

  5. tammyj on September 5, 2021 at 8:40 am

    I know I often write LOL to indicate how amusing or delightful I find something…
    but this literally made me laugh out loud. thanks Hu Dad! xo
    and… way to go Roscoe!

  6. Jean Burkhardt on September 5, 2021 at 7:48 am

    Oh boy-what a treasure trove in your yard Roscoe P and you are so great in finding the balls for you and your brothers to play with!!

  7. Padma Bending on September 5, 2021 at 7:40 am

    Good job, Roscoe! It’s important for your brothers to know where to find more of those balls that were clearly left for all of you to enjoy.

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