It isn’t easy when Orvar gets grumpy.
We’re all scratching our selves today, all the time. We were out walking yesterday and I put Orvar and Nova together and it started out fine but things changed quickly :-)We hadn’t come far when I heard the thunder closing in and it seemed to hurry towards us. I could hear it was a big one, the rumbling sort of didn’t stop even for a second.
I was stupid enough to lead us in to the forest on our way home and since thunder was coming the flies started to behave insane. Suddenly Orvar just stopped and I realized he had the leash messed up between his legs, nothing strange but this time he just didn’t want to understand what I asked him to do. He simply refused to lift his paws from the ground when I told him to🙂 So I stopped and had to do it for him and that was the signal the flies and mosquitoes had waited for.
So I told them all to hurry but Orvar was grumpy and refused to move at all🙂🙂🙂 So I actually had to yell at him and then I started to push him forward, it isn’t easy to make a 99 pound dog walk when he’s grumpy🙂🙂🙂 But I think it was the horse flies that finally made him understand that he just couldn’t stay there any more🙂 We finally came out from the forest and hurried home. The lightning came out from my telephone jacket several times during that storm.
But I decided that I wasn’t going to let him decide whether he should be leashed to Nova or not, so I did the same thing this morning. I could see that he wasn’t happy about it but this time it worked so much better. Ok he still suffers from amnesia when it comes to understand things he has understood since he was a puppy🙂 But at least he just didn’t stop.
Sunny and cool weather today and I like it🙂 If we just could get a stronger breeze most of the flies would stay away and that would make this day perfect. This time of year is perfect for digging up Irises and divide them in to sever new plants and that is what I’ve started to do today. The best tools for that kind of job is a saw, an ax and a sharp spade🙂 Some of it will be replanted in my garden, some will be brought to the plant swapping day in August. I better remember to label them so I know what is which🙂 After that I’ll start with the few day-lilies I have.
All the dogs and cats are already sleeping and I think I’ll be joining them in a short nap🙂