I don’t know where Max learned to do this, but he sits pretty when:

he wants something, he doesn’t want something, he’s happy, he’s sad, he’s hungry, he’s not hungry, he wants to go outside, he’s sorry, he wants petting, …

Dock Tales:
On the left, the newly built dock in August 2016 … before the lake got 3 feet deeper … had I known then what I know now … the dock would not be up on the lawn …

The new shed is pretty much done. The only parts purchased: a 4x4x12 post; 2 boxes of screws and 8 sheets of tin.
The rest … 100% recycled thanks to:

(dismantled shipping crates – plywood for roof, door,