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Someone’s Following Me

July 21, 2023 |

Sometimes, a Little Prince wants to be his alter ego, Little Curmudgeon, and just enjoy some alone time. The bestest-brother-ever, however, has a different opinion. Don’t worry—the games broke out moments after this photo.

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Landon’s Unexpected Guest

July 20, 2023 |

As we mentioned in Hu-Dad’s Monday Musing, Landon is known as the Canine Radar because of his ability to sense intruders that no one else hears. When we saw him looking through the fence, we wondered if it was real or something only he could see. A glance over the fence showed us…

Visit today’s post to see what he saw

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All The World’s A Stage

July 18, 2023 |

Landon loves showing off his dancing moves around Chez Herd. When he discovered the “stage” we built just for him in the backyard, he broke into his latest routine. Move over Rockettes. It’s Boom Boom show time!

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The Dance of the Trouble Brothers

July 16, 2023 |

Yes, the Trouble Brothers hang out together all day and night. If you spot one of them, the other is never far away—usually plotting another version of the never-ending wrestling match. Today’s photo shows Roscoe invading Typhoon’s personal space. Seconds later, he was running away laughing with Typhoon in hot pursuit.

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Wilderness Camouflage

July 15, 2023 |

We know we’ve confused our readers today by posting a photo of our backyard. You might be surprised to discover, if you study it carefully enough, that Roscoe has hidden himself to avoid detection. Some of you may give up before spotting him, but we promise he’s there somewhere. Good luck in your search.

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Yard Ornament

July 14, 2023 |

Want a creative way to spruce up your landscaping? A few well-designed sculptures placed in strategic spots create eye-catching additions to the beauty of your yard. Take this leaping gazelle… Er, no, wait, that’s a dolphin breaking through the surface of the water… Nope, wrong again, it’s an erupting Boom Boom.

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Trouble Brothers Split

July 13, 2023 |

As shocking as this might sound, the Trouble Brothers enjoy stirring up mischief. When they get caught—which is often—they have several go-to tactics. Look cute and deny everything. Blame another brother. Or, most often, run. After all, if they’re caught, they can still resort to denial and blame shifting.

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Act Like You Own The Place

July 11, 2023 |

His Royal Highness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey earned his rather long nickname years ago because of his very strong opinion that everything should work exactly as he expects. No one else may believe he is in charge, but that doesn’t affect his confident strut around Chez Herd.

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Racing For Shade

July 9, 2023 |

Yesterday was hot, hot, hot, so we spent most of the day inside in the air conditioning. The rare times we ventured outside were for taking care of business. And as soon as we were done, we headed for the nearest shade as quick as we could. Landon said he’s waiting for sunset to venture outside again.

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A Rare Serious Roscoe

July 8, 2023 |

Our afternoons are hot and humid, but it’s somewhat tolerable in the shade. In fact, it was comfortable enough that Hu-Dad suggested they keep sitting outside for a while, even if that meant dinner might be a few minutes late. Roscoe’s look says he doesn’t think that’s the best idea Hu-Dad has ever had.

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Dream Interference

July 7, 2023 |

Despite our sultry afternoon weather, Typhoon found some glorious shade and a thick bed of grass for napping with his usual unique style. What could interfere with a little afternoon siesta? A sibling, of course, especially if he is the bestest brother ever looking for a wrestling match.

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That Roscoe Smile

July 6, 2023 |

Roscoe would like to report that he went for a long walk, ate breakfast, napped in the cool grass, wrestled with his brother, and then found Hu-Dad to ask what busyness he was doing. Yep, Roscoe has had a good morning as the smile says.

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