Thursday, April 05, 2007

Big Time Frustration -or- What's Wrong With This Picture?

Gee...Can anyone tell me what's wrong here? I would never guess. :) Now, I have seen Skittles hit this tire so hard it goes straight up into the air bound to the Earth by only its rope so this scene should not surprise me one bit! When I went out to feed everyone early Tuesday morning, this is what I found.












I then saw poor Skittles with a look of sheer panic on his face. (No one can tell me animals don't have expressions!) The poor guy would look at the tire, then back to me...the tire, then me. I could just hear the pleading in his voice saying, "Please fix It! I will do anything for you...I'll be good...just Please Fix It!!!" Of course I know full well - he lies, he lies.
Naturally this would happen while Ralph's away at a big conference. I did go into the pen and took a closer look at "The Toy" thinking maybe it was just a torn rope or something else easy to fix. Well, not so. The carriage bolt holding the rope to the post had been sheared off and, well, you can see the post is toast - leaning like a Tower of Pisa, er, Tower of Ram. When I told Ralph about it he was totally shocked. No, couldn't happen...I put that in with....and on it went until I finally convinced him that yessir-indeedy-do...Skittles broke it.

The only look worse than the one Skit had on his face was the one Colin had on his. You see, since Skit has nothing to play with and occupy his time with he's decided to chase Colin for amusement! Tonight I had to promise poor Colin that I would have The Man fix it as soon as he gets home so Skittles will stop picking on him for entertainment.

I do hope Ralph hasn't made any plans. I have a feeling there's something he needs to take care of this weekend before he does anything else.

7 comments:

Kelly said...

Poor Dad. Surely there is some other sheep amusement device that won't require such drastic (and costly) upkeep!

Leigh said...

I can't see the pic :( Just a small empty box where the photo should be. I can imagine what it looked like however......

Kathy L. said...

I tried it Leigh...seems to be working fine from this end. Anyone else have problems seeing the pics?

Michelle at Boulderneigh said...

Nope, I can see the prool of a ram's power just fine! Can't imagine something any sturdier and less expensive to use as a "ram toy" - except one of the boulders around here....

Tina T-P said...

I'm with Leigh - just small empty box (well, it has an X in it) - But, having seen what Thorson did to his blue horse ball last summer, I can imagine. - And they have this look like "Did I do that?" LOL T.

sheperdchik said...

I can't see the pic either, but poor Skittles...bummer...broken toy.

Kathy L. said...

Let's hope my reloading the pictures worked! Let me know if you still have problems seeing them, please. :)