There have been a lot of new roofs getting put on in our neighborhood. A few months ago, we had a severe hail storm that caused a lot of damage. The roofing company has been out and about, inspecting and replacing roofs. The inspection is not quite what you'd think. I think you'd think that someone would actually have to get on top of the roof and look at it. No. That's not what happens. A remote controlled drone flies over the roof and takes pictures. It's a whole lot safer than risking your life trying to climb all over steep-pitched roofs!
Schultz encountered one of these drones as it flew over his head. He cocked his head and looked at it, wondering what it might be. He watched as it flew over the roof, taking pictures. Then he watched as it flew back to its controller. Schultz wagged his tale. He thought this was pretty cool. He wanted to get a closer look. We walked over to the controller who showed us the drone. Of course Schultz wanted to see it fly again.
"Okay, Schultz, sit," I said.
"Stay," I said.
The controller flew the drone one more time.
Schultz watched, with a huge smile plastered on his face.
The drone returned, and I thanked the controller. "Come, Schultz. Time to go."
But Schultz didn't want to go. He wanted to play with his friend.
It took a lot of coaxing, but he finally came. Now he is sitting at the window watching to see if his friend will come out and fly again.
Before I go, I'd like to share the trailer for my new book, Ten Zany Birds, that is now on YouTube: