She's been so busy under there that she forgets to come out and eat, so I pass her Cuban sandwiches to keep her strength up. At first I thought she was just being lazy, you know, "Dog Days of August" and all of that.
If only that were true.
Recently, I received this strange email:
Dear Mr. Ruff,
The xenon laser you ordered on August 1, 2007 (PO# 0781-345) has been shipped and charges to your credit card of $345.00 have been applied. Thank you for your order.
Edmund Scientific Company
I wasn't even home on August 1st, I was out in the Gulf of Florida at camp.
(Have I mentioned camp lately?)
It's pretty clear to me that Flounder has a house key and was on the computer while I was away.
So, the only question now is what are they up to? Are the deer just test subjects or is the device a way of communicating with the very animals that the dogs are supposed to be keeping away from house and garden?
It's a mystery, made all the more troubling by another discovery ...
The banana spider seems to have finally perfected her Laser Web.