Word-of-Day-Challenge-Biological

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biological

relating to biology or living organisms.

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Although total strangers dear old Maggie and young Taji

were related biologically.

Maggie’s GG-Grandparent and Taji’s GGG-Grandparent

were litter mates..

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FOWChallenge-Consent

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consent

permission for something to happen
or agreement to do something
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One dog did not ask permission

to cross Maggie’s territory, while

the other did not seek permission

to hunt it out.

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Fandango’s One-Word Challenge:…Consent

FOWChallenge-Thwart

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thwart

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More than a few years ago now,

when Maggie was boss of the backyard,

a stranger passed through Maggie’s territory.

 

Maggie’s attempt to catch said stranger

were thwarted when stranger deftly slipped

through our boundary fence.

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Fandango’s One-Word Challenge:…Thwart

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Discipline

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discipline

the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behaviour,
using punishment to correct disobedience

 

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Whether they are tied up or not we often see

them head for their kennel to keep dry.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Proud

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proud

having or showing a high or excessively high opinion
of oneself or one’s importance.
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We tend to think that Taji portrays a proud

or regal demeanour when she strikes this pose.

Or perhaps it’s the novelty of seeing her

holding her head up that catches our eye,

as most of the day, her head is resting

on her paws or thrown back while she sleeps.

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