ELBEE Many of you know that as much as I enjoy hiking, I am hesitant to go alone with Pack Leader. (See 7/11/2016 Post: “I Am Never Hiking with that Lunatic Again”). One time I faked a paw injury to get out of it. Another time I ate grass and made myself throw up. And no, I do not have body issues.
Recently, against my better judgement, I gave in and went with her and found out something disturbing. She has a new obsession with rock formations! Seriously?
No, not these rocks. That’s just her showing off.
Excuse me, let me explain. Over the past few months, I have noticed all sorts of man-made rock formations. Well, to keep the daughters on their toes, I told them I thought they may have been created by aliens.
The youngest daughter and the middle daughter immediately remarked that it reminded them of the Blair Witch Project. I wouldn’t know because I can’t watch scary movies. I’d run out of the room screaming whenever the kids had them on. Oh, and hand held camera makes me throw up.
THE DOODS That is over sharing and embarrassing!
One of the first formations I noticed was a heart, later turned into a horseshoe.
Then I saw several that seemed like random piles of rocks but had obviously taken some effort. I remarked to my hiking buddy Mary, the one who is surprised and a little disappointed that we’ve never found a body, that maybe people were just adding their two rocks worth.
THE DOODS OMG! If that was a joke, it was lame.
ELBEE What Pack Leader is not sharing is that she and Mary built the one on the bottom right. That is just sad.
Now look at this one. Someone took the time to balance it on top of a sign
And imagine the thought involved in creating the two formations below. They both seemed to fit beautifully in the mountains, especially the peace sign.
CHARLEY That’s a peace sign? I thought it was a Mercedes emblem.
ELBEE I discussed this whole rock thing with Charley and Gus. We decided that people, unlike us hard working dogs, have way too much time on their hands.