That’s Not A Hole

When Hu-Dad asked who had been digging holes in the backyard, Landon took one look and declared, “That’s not a hole.”

Nope, that's not a hole.
Nope, that’s not a hole.

When a certain bouncy dog appeared at the door with muddy paws and a matching nose, Hu-Dad asked what he’d been doing. Boom Boom replied, “Nothing.” Shockingly, Hu-Dad did not accept that answer and walked through the yard and found freshly tilled soil. He asked our furry suspect about the excavation. Landon inspected it quite closely as you can see above and declared, “That’s not a hole.” Hu-Dad shook his head and asked if Landon had anything else to say for himself. The Boomster grinned and replied…

But it's going to be a hole!
But it’s going to be a hole!


  1. Christopher J Leete on October 6, 2021 at 7:44 pm

    I love how focused he is on the excavation project!

  2. Juno's mom on October 5, 2021 at 10:43 am

    Their wild sides come out in so many ways. What’s not to love.

  3. Cheryl on October 5, 2021 at 10:42 am

    Got to dig the basement before you can put the house or in this case a picnic table up! They have experience!!

  4. HokiePack on October 5, 2021 at 9:51 am

    Ankle Breakers !!! That is what the Sibes dig! Or at least the HokiePack! Beware the back yard!

  5. Debbie & Miss Ruby on October 5, 2021 at 9:12 am

    Just a Sibe digging to get to Siberia!!

  6. Jean B Burkhardt on October 5, 2021 at 7:37 am

    Sibes digging holes???? Now HU-Dad–Landon’s explanation is SO funny!!!! I hope you are not trying to have a beautiful lawn???

    • The Thundering Herd on October 5, 2021 at 9:13 am

      Hu-Dad says his best hope is not to fall into one of our holes and get trapped. Something about we aren’t exactly the Lassie type to rescue Timmy from the well, particularly since we probably dug the well and pushed Timmy. We think he exaggerates a lot.

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