The day started innocently enough. We stopped by the Tulip Festival again this week so I can try one more time to get a photo of Juno's yellow eyes next to some yellow tulips.
It was a pleasant time. Even the cracker was chillin' by the tulips.
And then this guy showed up. He looked like just another of Loki and Juno's many admirers who stop and shoot the dogs. I didn't think much about it. I even told him Juno's eyes were yellow like the tulips, thinking that with his pro set-up, he'd probably be able to get that awesome shot I'd been hoping to get.
Then he moved behind them and I got suspicious. Still, I had no clue. So I got up and he said, "Stay there and take pictures of your dogs." I thought, "It's a bit amateur: a photographer shooting a photographer. But O.K. I'll go with it. Too bad I'm in my baggy old Levis and ugly brown tee-shirt."
Then he came over to me, stuck a microphone in my face and asked, "Do your dogs like the color yellow?"
I said the first thing that came to my head. "Dog's don't see color."
The correct answer I should have given to the man shooting his report on the tulip festival for national television? "Yes. They love yellow." Duh. What a no brainer to say that my dogs and I appreciate the beautiful colors and design of the festival. But no, I had to be a smarty pants.
And the worst part of it all? According to this page, while dogs can't really see red, they can see shades of blue, violet and of course, yellow.
Internet, now you know why I'll never make the cut for playing Family Feud.