Sunday, April 25, 2010

Busy, busy, busy

Now that spring is well-entrenched, we’ve had long, exhausting days (illustrated here) filled with gardening (Mr. P.), digging (dogs), mouse-catching (Mr. Smoky), butterfly-catching (Miss Kitty), and bra-fitting (Miss Jean). The once velvety green of our small back yard is now a barren wasteland of mud, dust, sticks, and leaves. This stuff gets tracked into the house endlessly, where it mixes with dog hair into an endless sea of ordure. I put the dogs out, do a blitz of dust/sweep/mop and enjoy the relative cleanliness for about 3 minutes or until the dogs insist on coming in again, whichever comes first.


Anonymous said...

Being the owner of 7 dogs, when asked how my back yard is landscaped I say that it is dogscaped and understand about the 3 minutes of cleanliness.

Jean said...

I'm glad I'm not the only one. digging is one of our dogs most favorite activities. It's very disheartening to Mr. P., a professional landscaper!

Ying and Yang said...

We're not much for digging, but we do chew holes in the lawn(the parents don't get it, dirt tastes good) and Mom thinks the pattern of pee-burnt lawn must have some sorta artistic appeal, so we must be dogscapers too.

Grins and Kisses,
Ying and Yang