I just sat here for three minutes trying to think up a clever blog post title. And then I gave up, lol. :P
I hope everyone had a great Easter...we had a loooong but good morning in church. We were all grateful that even though Dad couldn't be there (flu + strep = one pathetic Pastor!!), God provided men who could step up and present His Word well.
After church, I took Thane on a walk. It was super toasty out for April in NH - 80 degrees! The woods were nice, though, because there's still some snow on the ground on the lower trails, where it's shady.
It's puddle season in the woods; there are a couple little pits that always fill up with water, and I spent a while trying to convince Thane to swim by tossing sticks in for him to fetch. This is about as far as he would go in, though:
Lol, I love the look of concentration on his face as he tries to reach a floating stick. I think we might make a swimming dog out of him yet!! :D
Apparently he reached his wetness threshold.
And, no, I wasn't tempted to push him into the water...why do you ask? :D
He did kind of fall in once...I wish I'd caught that on camera. He didn't get completely wet, but enough that he got the zoomies and dashed in a couple circles around the pool of water. He does the same thing after he gets a bath. I think it's sheer jubilation at having survived the near-death experience of being wet.
On today's walk, Thane found this:
Then, a few steps further along, I spotted lots of feathers:
I wonder if an owl or hawk hangs out in the trees in that area...or if a fox pauses there? I don't know enough about wildlife to do anything more than speculate, but I thought this was interesting.
A tree fell down across one of our regular trails. I had Thane practice his sit/stay to get a picture...
...and a video!