Thursday, November 4, 2010

Halloween Horrors

It's no secret I'm in a "bit" of a gardening and blogging lull. I know it's not forever, but it's the longest gardening and blogging dry spell I've had since I started this gig a couple of years ago. I'm allowing myself to do it guilt-free with the promise of coming back to both full-time when the time is right. That being said, the time was just perfect for this post.

We love to go overboard decorating for Halloween. We have tons of great Halloween decorations to entice trick-or-treaters and their parents, from a graveyard, to full-size skeletons, a fog machine, strobe lights, orange lights, talking decorations and masses of big stretchy spiderwebs.

It's these spiderwebs that caused the problem that led to this blog post. Poor little Saffron was having a hard time adjusting to all the weird decorations and was exceedingly spooked by the new scenery in the front yard. She was in one of her mad tail-tucked running fast "episodes" when she darted through one of the big spiderwebs and got stuck - fast.


She flopped around a bit looking pathetic while we all doubled over with laughter. I then wandered inside to get the camera and came back outside to find...


...that she hadn't moved an inch.


I'm just a puppy. Help me. Please?


Her back legs were wound up like you'd string up a steer.


The more she wiggled the worse it got.


She flopped around and we laughed hysterically. It was great.

The best part was that after we freed her - and it took two of us, by the way - she jumped up and went straight back to flying around the yard at full speed and shot straight back into the exact same spiderwebs and got stuck again.

Puppies. Not the brightest bulbs in the ole' Christmas tree, are they?

7 comments:

Kelly said...

Another laugh had a saffron's expense. Dogs, they are great entertainment!!

Darla said...

Yes, I am laughing!!

Ribbit said...

I would say, "That'll learn her," but I think we all know better. She looked like she was having Way too much fun.

Engineeredgarden said...

Oh yes...ya gotta love those puppies! They get into all kinds of stuff...

Dani said...

Hehehe. What a goober!

Tricia said...

I was wondering what happened to you and now know the dredded Blog lull got you. LOL. That silly pup but I can just picture you guys laughing while saffron is begging to be helped. For shame . LOL

TS said...

Who needs TV when you have silly dogs?? :0)

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