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Not Alone

22 May

Bongo on the trailIt was a nice, quiet day on my trails and I was enjoying having them all to myself when my person had to tell me we weren’t really alone out here.

I looked all around and I didn’t see any people or any dogs so I don’t know what she was talking about.

My person told me to look some more.

I think she’s nuts. There’s no one else here.

Hey person, I’m done looking. There’s no one here. I need to get on with my sniffing to find out who was here.

Well, check this out. Look at the little guy in this cactus flower.

Bee in a hedgehog cactus flower

And here’s another one. Trying to bury itself.

Bee in a prickly pear cactus flower

How do you expect me to notice these guys if they bury themselves inside the flowers?

***

Or this guy?

Beetle in a hole in the ground

This guy really is trying to hide. He found his own hidey hole.

Red and black beetle

At least this one is out in the open. I think he wants to show off. I’ve never seen one like him before.

***

Oh, look now. Even the ants are getting into the act.

Blossoms and an ant on a leaf

What am I supposed to do person? These are my trails. But look how many insects there are. I’m afraid they’re going to take over.

It’s useless trying to get rid of them. They’re everywhere.

This is really depressing.

I might as well be chasing butterflies.

Butterfly on yellow flowers

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23 Comments

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Bongo, dogs, humor

 

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23 responses to “Not Alone

  1. marina kanavaki

    May 22, 2013 at 10:39 am

    Pretend you never saw them, Bongo and while doing that [enjoying your very OWN trails]
    congratulate your person on those shots!!!
    🙂

     
    • Bongo

      May 22, 2013 at 12:07 pm

      Marina, I guess they’re so little you can pretend they’re not they’re – except for the really little ones that bite this time of year. And my person says thanks.

       
  2. Genevieve Petrillo

    May 22, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    That’s a lot of company, but nobody to play with. No fun.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
    • Bongo

      May 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm

      Cupcake, maybe I could eat them instead.

       
  3. dogloverofmax@gmail.com

    May 22, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    Wow Bongo your human got some amazing photos!!! What the big black bug? Those flower pix are fantastic too – so pretty! Of course the best is Bongo 😉

     
    • Bongo

      May 22, 2013 at 8:15 pm

      Thanks Max. We see those big black beetles walking around every once in awhile, but I’ve never seen one in a hole like that before.

       
  4. angelswhisper2011

    May 22, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    Beautiful pictures Bongo, I’m impressed about the bugs, they’re almost life-size 🙂

     
    • Bongo

      May 22, 2013 at 8:15 pm

      Thanks Little Binky. I bet you’d have fun batting those bugs around.

       
  5. Two French Bulldogs

    May 22, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    You found some cool stuff
    Benny & Lily

     
    • Bongo

      May 22, 2013 at 11:06 pm

      Thanks Benny & Lily. There’s always something interesting on my trails.

       
  6. Tya Khan

    May 23, 2013 at 5:19 am

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    hope u like it
    chk it out
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    • Bongo

      May 23, 2013 at 12:21 pm

      Thanks so much Tya. That really was a yummy treat.

       
      • Tya Khan

        May 23, 2013 at 12:30 pm

        Glad u liked it 🙂

         
  7. eripanwkevin

    May 23, 2013 at 6:33 am

    Those pictures that flowers and insects on are so beautiful and impressive!!! 🙂

     
    • Bongo

      May 23, 2013 at 12:08 pm

      Thanks Kevin.

       
  8. FleaByte

    May 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

    Ew! Ew! I love animals, but bugs … *shudder*

     
    • Bongo

      May 23, 2013 at 12:09 pm

      FleaByte, sometimes cats like to play with bugs. Maybe I can get Scratchy to bat them all away for you.

       
  9. Kat n collies

    May 23, 2013 at 10:16 am

    Beautiful pictures, as always! 🙂

     
    • Bongo

      May 23, 2013 at 12:09 pm

      Thanks Kat n Collies.

       
  10. Misty Shores Chesapeakes

    May 23, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Wonderful photos! Those little bugs don’t take up much room Bongo 😉

     
    • Bongo

      May 23, 2013 at 5:49 pm

      Thanks Misty Shores. I guess those bugs are okay as long as they’re not the biting kind.

       
  11. colliesofthemeadow

    May 28, 2013 at 4:32 am

    Dad says their are trillions of bugs…. think about it Bongo! What a army! There has to be a role for them in my upcoming world takeover…. hmmmm…. wonder what some radiation would do to them… muwahahahahaha What? Dad is calling me Hitler? Whats that mean?
    -Ginger

     
    • Bongo

      May 28, 2013 at 1:29 pm

      Ginger, I have no idea what your dad is talking about. We could get the marching ants to round up those other bugs and we’d have a whole army of marching insects on our side.

       

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