Here Comes The Sun!
Thank gawd, today is a beautiful, crisp, sunny day! (after yesterday’s completely drenching washout)
Rainy days… meh.
I can’t stand rainy days.
Gushy, muddy, swampy backyard.
And fur that smells like a wet rug from going outside to relieve myself.
The whole scene is aggravating… except for beautiful rainbows that follow, but that is beside the point…
Did you know… “A rainbow is an optical illusion? It does not actually exist in a specific spot in the sky. The appearance of a rainbow depends on where you’re standing and where the sun (or other source of light) is shining.”
Whenever it rains, everyone in the house gets bored, lazy and stir-crazy. They watch TV, and eat, and go on their computers. They basically sit around and ignore me (despite my efforts to be noticed).
I mean, how can you ignore THIS face? (be honest… does this angle make my nose look long?)
Once, someone had mistaken me for an ottoman…
(unbelievable , right?)
So, yesterday, from early morning thru nightfall the rains came down… And down… And down… without reprieve.
Unfortunately, because of the rain, not only do I cause a significant safety hazard in my family home (Yes, I said “I” cause the hazard) , but I also create extra work for Mom. When I go outside to relieve myself, I bring in wet paws, then my wet paws get the tile floor all wet, and OH BOY is tile slippery when wet! So Mom has to constantly walk around after me drying the floor. She tried to teach me to wipe my feet when I come in, but hey, I have limits… I’m a dog. (She can’t even get her humans to wipe their feet 😏)
So I figured, the least I can do is try to help. Watch what I came up with… it’s good! It’s the old hook the towel on the tail trick! (or rather, the dang towel got hooked on my tail… 😹)
Everyone I know has this dilemma when it rains…
“to go outside, or not to go outside…”
It’s like I said, rainy days… Meh.
I saw this ridiculous advertisement for a sort of ridiculous invention once. I understand the concept, but nothing about the product (or the claims) make sense.
I always laugh when I see ridiculous advertising claims because I think… WOW, SOMEONE actually got PAID to write that garbage!
Here’s the advertisement. You decide if you agree with me…
“The days of soggy paws are over”
WHAT? Like the grass isn’t already wet when it rains? Oh brother.
And can you see your human trying to pick up your turd (like they are supposed to) with this bubble in the way? Oh lord.
I would NOT be able to relax and do my business with that dome hovering over my head.
I am really glad that no one in my house bought this product. We would look so silly out there in the neighborhood.
Actually… it reminds me of a similar “thing” I had to wear once when I was younger…
My Mom thought it would make me feel better if she also put one on my “buddy”. Ya know, like an “empathy” gesture. My “buddy” is a stuffed animal. “It” does not have the ability to have the slightest clue about how humiliating and aggravating wearing that cone was. (Now if SHE wore a cone as an empathy gesture…)
I heard Mom say something silly like,
“Friends don’t let friends be cone-heads alone…”
WHAT? Is that even a thing? Odd one she is.
If she could invent a rainbow machine! THAT would be cool.
When you are finished laughing at the dog leash umbrella, here is some interesting (and cool) info on those beautiful rainbows! (I like to read)…
According to The National Geographic Society Resource Library…
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