Taking The High Ground

We took advantage of a cooler evening and all spent some time in the backyard, though Frankie still prefers taking the high ground.

Look at those crazy kids - taking the high ground
Look at those crazy kids

We’re getting a couple days break from our very hot weather, so some play time in the backyard broke out. While the youngsters raced, tagged, and wrestled, Frankie made clear his choice for taking the high ground well away from the chaos. Besides, that’s the closest position to the air conditioning and no Sibe refuses that option in the summer.


  1. tammyj on July 10, 2022 at 3:48 pm

    I’m with YOU Frankie! XO

  2. Debbie & Miss Ruby on July 10, 2022 at 3:30 pm

    Always play it safe on high ground.

  3. Juno's mom on July 10, 2022 at 10:54 am

    Wise man.

  4. JoCindy on July 10, 2022 at 10:36 am

    Still a handsome and suave fellow!

  5. Jean Burkhardt on July 10, 2022 at 6:44 am

    I agree Frankie Suave-being near the AC is very smart. Let those youngsters run and play and you rest on the cool stone!!

Leave a Comment

Read Another Story

← Back One Story ◊ OR ◊ Forward One Story →

This Week's Thundering Herd Special Features

Monday Musing

Weekly thoughts from our Hu-Dad with the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and a gratuitous dog photo of us.

Good People and Pies

November 27, 2022

A chance encounter involving a crowded restaurant, good people, and pies highlighted some of the positive things in this life.

Way Back Wednesday

Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,700 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.

Hazards of Working in the Den

July 30, 2010 |

When the Hu-Dad settles on the couch with his laptop, it’s time for us to remind him of the hazards of working in the den.

Visit Millerton, a fictional small town near Asheville NC, via D.K. Wall's novels. Ordinary people. Extraordinary events.