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Return of the Swamp Monsters

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This weekend, it rained.

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A lot.

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But by Saturday afternoon, a small break in the downpour arrived.

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Confined to the house for the better part of two days because of the storm, Miley and Howie jumped at the chance for a few minutes of outdoor freedom.

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To do this.

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And this.

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And this.

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Nothing thrills them more than the swampy, marshy, sunken pit of the backyard that only appears in the spring after a heavy rain.

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Howie’s no stranger to the mud.

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Get ready…

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Plop!

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Just before he reaches his destination, Howie gets really excited and starts running like this.

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This mini soccer ball is his LIFE.

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He carries it with him everywhere.

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To bed. To eat. To pee.

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Sorry.

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Don’t worry! I’ll save you!

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Glurk.

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Miley goes in for the grab…

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And comes up victorious!

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Miley. She’s the dainty one.

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So prim. So proper.

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Spring. The time of year where we say, Oh well! They needed a bath anyway.