Back with my boys

My life is back to normal.  No more going into town for the foreseeable, I hope.

After their breakfast, I called my little boys into the big school and I took Storm’s rug off so he could roll (look at those gorgeous little feets all curled under and the belly, the belly – someone tickle that belly!)

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I put the toy buckets out and Storm had a brief investigation.

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He made a careful selection …..

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And then played.

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The next toy bucket was investigated by tipping it all up.

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Once tipped, the contents were successfully looked at for potential.

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Storm was in a very cheeky me-me-me mood today.

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He wanted all my attention and when I was talking to Stardust, he bit him hard on the side, so I immediately sent Storm away to consider his behaviour and continued to talk to Stardust.  Storm came back a few minutes later and was much nicer after that.

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Stardust is coming along very slowly.  He got the plot with hard feed today and waited in the little shed while I dished out the food in bowls outside.  He ate his by himself.  He comes to me now to be tickled, scratched and talked to and I managed to do a little brushing too.  His coat is not the best but he enjoyed the brush and let Waffle do some grooming too.  I was wearing a bobble hat, which I had put on my knee and Stardust picked it up and plopped it on the ground, so that was interesting to watch.  He interacts more with me too.

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The boys then spent the brief light hours of the afternoon outside just munching away together as a herd.

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Now that is my kind of day.  Not boring town.

5 thoughts on “Back with my boys

  1. bigears

    I have decided to take a break from ‘working/training’ the comtois trio and just going to be doing handling, playing, just chilling with them to give us all a chance to get back to basics

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  2. Sam

    Nice to hear Stardust is coming around and that Storm can unlearn the bully behavior.
    And I adore the Advent Calandar!

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  3. Terri

    I love to see them investigating and playing with their toys!
    Thanks again for the wonderful Advent Calendar photos — I look forward to opening a door each day….Yesterday’s was beautiful and today’s just toooo funny!

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  4. Suzanne in Ohio

    Frances – Just discovered your blog – love it! I so admire your loving way with your horses & ponies – the posts on the Minions and Stardust choke me up. Shetland is so beautiful – I can see why your heart is there. Happy holidays!!

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