It’s getting cooler

The weather isn’t quite as warm now, and it looks like this in the back yard.


Just like dogs, our trees are shedding. They’re turning all their leaves brown and dropping them on the ground. The leaves are crackly and crunchy when you step on them.


For some reason, the humans are not content to let the crunchy leaves stay on the ground. No. 2 rakes them up into big piles. Then the Klingons come along and jump into the piles and scatter them around again. This is fun to watch, except that the colors of the Klingons and the colors of the leaves are about the same, so you have to keep a wary eye out in case of sneak attack.


When they’ve had their fun, they lay around and don’t even help make the piles again.

No. 2 goes away sometimes. I don’t like this. The first clue is when the suitcase comes out.


All of us help him pack. The way we do it is, No. 2 puts the suitcase on the bed. The Klingons get into the suitcase. No. 1 calls out “Socks, underwear, shirts, pants!” No. 2 yells “Check!” I watch with a sinking feeling in my stomach. It’s good to have a human and a spare.


Posted: September 8th, 2009 under The way we do things.


Comment from Bijou
September 12, 2009 at 1:49 pm

Hi Willie,

Welcome to DWB. I am impressed you live with all those cats and still have your eyes. The only cat I know is mean and will scratch your eyes out if you get to close. I’m a Toy Rat Terrier and have a little brother named Banjo. Our mom thinks you are adorable. Papillons are one of her favorite kinda doggies.

Wags & wiggles,

Comment from Willie
September 12, 2009 at 3:45 pm

Paws up Bijou! Your mom can give me scritchies any time. Stay tuned on the subject of cats and eyes :(.


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