Asleep At His Post

Cairn terrier puppy lying in sun.

Yesterday was too hot for Toby, so I left him inside while I went out to work. When I was done, I found Toby asleep inside of the glass door. Usually dogs can hear you coming from far away, but Toby was lying on his side in such a deep slumber that he didn’t know I was there. I decided that I was going to watch him for a bit as his little paws twitched. Suddenly he rolled over onto his stomach and looked up at my face…then down at my feet…then up at my face…then down at my feet. This went on over and over and over. He didn’t stand, and his tail didn’t wag. He was still asleep! I was planning to move just to see how he would react with the glass between us, but before I could I saw his brain wake up and his eyes come alive. He smiled, and his tail started wagging. My boy was back.

I’m a little bit sorry I didn’t get a chance to see how he would react through the glass, but I’m glad I looked first before opening the door. 😆


Now is a great time to introduce your kids to the world of art. With Dream Our World, you can do so through a canine perspective! Have all the fun of a museum experience without the expensive gas to get there.

Dream Our World

Inside, Bitey and Toby visit the museum of their dreams and enjoy a day of unsupervised fun.

Dream Our World is available from my shop.



  1. I wonder if Toby was dreaming of green beans and pumpkins?
    It IS fun to watch them when they don’t know we are watching. 🙂
    When we leaved the house, Cooper likes to lay in his fave spot near the door that we always come back in…he’s there every single time! I always have to ask, “Did you party hearty while we were away, Coop-Man?” He looks at me like, “Nutty Mommy.” 😉 😛
    The when Coop goes outside without us, I always say, “Write if you get work. Send money.”
    Again, he looks at me like “Geez, Mom, I’m just going out to lay in the sun” or “…out to survey My Kingdom.” Ha! It’s a wonder he puts up with me! 😉
    (((HUGS))) 🙂

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