Must Have The Precious

One look at Typhoon hoarding his chunks of ice and J.R.R. Tolkien’s character Gollum comes to mind protecting “My Precious” from others.

We wants it, we needs it. Must have the precious.
We wants it, we needs it. Must have the precious.

With apologies to J.R.R. Tolkien (whom the Hu-Dad read many years ago as a wee lad), the character of Gollum and his precious ring popped to mind as we watched Typhoon hoard his favorite possession from snowstorms—ice. He roots through the yard, breaks off chunks, and piles them to chew. We think the side-eye warning to stay away from his precious ice sums it up perfectly.


  1. tammyj on January 20, 2022 at 3:03 pm

    oops… forgot to say…
    The Liar’s Table!

  2. tammyj on January 20, 2022 at 3:02 pm

    LOL!!! tell him thank you! I needed this great belly laugh today!
    Hu Dad… you’re a GREAT writer! I tried to buy the kindle version
    beacause til I get cataract surgery sometime this year (hopefully!)
    all my books are read in Kindle…
    but I had trouble ordering it through Amazon. due to my own fault…
    old info and such. but I read all 5 chapters in the ‘try out’ phase…
    and I LOVE IT! I want to know how it all works out. it’s superb!
    and to think… you wrote it all with a HERD of healthy huskies lying under your desk!

  3. World of Animals Rittenhouse on January 20, 2022 at 1:19 pm

    Typhoon, you are just too funny. But we know with that side eye glance you mean business with your ice. Thanks for sharing this wonderful photo. Have fun and enjoy your day.

  4. Debbie & Miss Ruby on January 20, 2022 at 10:16 am

    Love the side eye!! Always means beware..

  5. HokiePack on January 20, 2022 at 8:00 am

    The stink eye says it all !! My Precious! MINE!

  6. Jean Burkhardt on January 20, 2022 at 6:27 am

    Oh yes-for sure-Typhoon is giving anyone who TRIES to come near his hoard of his precious ice is-“STAY AWAY”!!! Looks like the snow finally came to visit the HERD!

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