Sunday, September 17, 2017

Reflection

Reflection
"Zzzzz"


The boys on the sofa - each a...

Daily Dog Challenge 2146. "Reflection

... of the other.

Dog Blog Post #2446


Saturday


Shhhh 37/52
"Zzzzzz"


Daily Dog Challenge 2145. "A Pair"

... of pooped puppies, after spending the day at the Day Spa.

Zachary clearly drew the better lot today.

Autotagging: The boys are NOT going to be impressed.

Friday


Sleepy Tigger
"Zzzzzz"


A hat...

Daily Dog Challenge 2144. "On Top"

... of Henry, who is on top of the sofa.


(Yes, I promise those three pictures were taken on different days!)

Thursday


Weather has been lovely... the yard has been calling...

Henry
Light and Shadow... and Henry


Daily Dog Challenge 2143. "Atmospheric"

Henry, looking up from grazing on a tufty patch of "lawn".

Our suburban backyard has taken quite a beating over the past few years due to drought, water restrictions, and a prolific Privet in the neighbor's yard, which scattered seeds by the hundreds on our side of the fence before the neighbor got wise and ripped it out.

Privets must be impervious to drought and water restrictions, as we ended up with a veritable forest of sapling volunteers, ranging from a few inches to 12' tall - some covered in ripening berries of their own!

(My discouraged neglect might have played a small part in it... perhaps... just a bit...)

Don't believe me? The rock wall on the left side of the picture was completely hidden and you would never have known that there was a patio behind it.

Hubby's new JawSaw, my long-handled pruner, and a couple months spent filling our two 96 gallon green waste bins one week at time (lather, rinse, repeat... repeat... repeat) and we are down to the last few stragglers.

I'm standing in what I only semi-jokingly call my "Spooky Forest" - created by an overgrown (understatement) hedge of Xylosma on the left, now 15' tall trees spreading just as wide.

Below a happy, healthy, leafy canopy is a twisty, gnarly, spiderweb infested mess of drooping dead twigs and small branches.

And under that is me, taking this picture.

But never fear - my trusty pruner is here, and snip by snip, bin by bin, I will bring these monsters to heel.

FWIW: I created a Flickr group to track my progress: www.flickr.com/groups/3515053@N24/ and some of the most recent pictures show the underside of the Xylosma, including a panorama. :)

Wednesday


Earplugs?
Henry (thinking) : "Earplugs?"



Poor Henry, looks like his fortune cookie was right: "The one who snores will always fall asleep first."

Daily Dog Challenge 2142. "Fortune Cookie Day"



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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
(click)

Oh, come on... you're not even trying.


Merry Christmas
Henry: "Pfthththththth"

Not helping.


Merry Christmas
Henry: "Are we done yet?"

No.


Merry Christmas
Henry: "How about now?"


No!


Merry Christmas
Henry: "Now?"

No!!!


Merry Christmas
Henry: "Seems like we should be done."
Zachary: "I think we should make a run for it."


I give up.

Dog Blog Post #2445


Honestly... I wasn't TRYING for a series of goofy Christmas pictures, it just turned out that way.

Kids - this is why your parents have gray hairs.

Photography Assignment


Our Daily Challenge - September 11, 2017 - "Noise Maker"

Daily Dog Challenge 2140. "Enough"

The boys have had Enough of Christmas Antlers, Jingle Collars, and Santa Hats.


Today


Patience
(tick tock tick tock)



Our Daily Challenge - September 12, 2017 - "Watching"

Daily Dog Challenge 2141. "Small"

Those Cookies were NOT going to get away.

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

It Begins...

Football Season, that is...

Raider Nation
Raider Nation



Dog Blog Post #2444


Henry's lucky Raider bandana was apparently the The Magic Touch to bring victory to his team today - A Good Idea for future games, at least until the Raiders abandon us for Las Vegas.

(sigh)

Alas, it seems the Niners are (once again) beyond help.

Photography Assignment


Our Daily Challenge - September 10, 2017 - "The Magic Touch"

Daily Dog Challenge 2139. "A Good Idea"

Channel Surfing
No fun watching the 49ers these days




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