The other day I was tinkering in the workshop when my father mentioned that he had to leave the niece and nephew with me while he made a quick run to pick up some parts. I figured I should check what they were up to before I accepted responsibility for them. I was right to do so:
I figured then that the best thing for keeping them out of trouble was to give them a job to do. Today's job: dogwashing. Bain was not happy about it:
Kira was only slightly more enthusiastic:
The real fun was the occasional drying shake when the kids weren't expecting it:
In the end, everybody came out better:
When Dad returned they went back to their regularly-scheduled ridiculousness:
I'm sure this evolution makes sense to them.