Monday, July 30, 2012

Took a few pictures today while everyone was still awake.

Seems like any time after the Sun goes down chances are I am the only one still awake around here. This may account for the number of sleeping Rotts pictures here - and sleeping wife, as well. (see below) Any way, I decided to take some new shots this evening because the boys were in a playful mood.
This next one was taken a half-second after momma got a sneaky kiss from Ruff.
See what I mean about the sleeping Rott and sleeping wife. This was last night.

Wouldn't have it any other way.


Friday, July 13, 2012

Good thing Mom and Dad are still awake.

Yeah! Good thing Mom and Dad are still awake. Somebody has protect the house. Last night, as usual, mid-way through the television programs I spotted our two sleeping beauties, Axl and Ruff. This always leads to the observation about who, exactly, is protecting whom. And, how long would it take them to wake up if someone rang the doorbell?
Foolish question about the doorbell. I think I already know.


Wednesday, July 11, 2012

My crowded office, again. The boys love to hang out there.

I have started to call my little office "The boys club" because it seems that every day now it has become the favorite hang-out for Ruff and Axl. Maybe they come in to keep me company or to find a quiet place to take a nap but I enjoy having them in any case. This little room is so small that the only way I can take this picture is to hold the camera above my head as high as I can.

I don't know how other Rottweilers get along but these two love to be close to each other. They often take naps together laying on the same couch butt to butt.

By the way, we seem to have all survived our recent heat wave. Today it was only 95 outside but the last few weeks it was brutal. Two weeks of 90+ degrees temperature and three days over 100 degrees. It has been so humid as well as hot that the only reason we went outside was to let the three Rotts take a potty break. I have been running the garden hose around the clock trying to keep some of my shrubs and trees from drying up. Three days ago I took this picture from one of the rear windows of the thermometer on the tool shed. It was 105 outside and 115 inside the shed.


Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Horses on TV, again.

Ruff has a thing about horses. For the life of me I don't understand him. He has only met one horse up close in his life and I thought it was a friendly meeting. After all, he went nose-to-nose with the horse and never voiced any complaints. After that every time he has seen horses on TV he growls and runs up close to look at them. He has sat in front of the TV to watch a horse race. And last night he saw them again in a Nature program on the local PBS station. Here he is doing his thing.
By the way, if you haven't seen the pictures of that famous meeting when Ruff met his first horse in the field where his father lives, here it is.
It started like this:
Read the full story and see all the photos here: 

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Ruff's adventures.

I just realized that Ruff was only a year and a half old when he met this horse. Maybe he was too young to be afraid of something that big. But he sure looked brave when the horse walked up to him.