I work at home, most mornings, while the market is in play, and then head off to the office around noon, or later on an active day. Since my office is in the loft area, and since it’s "winter," here (California), heat collects up here, so I like to keep things a bit chilly. Can’t stand being hot.
But the two Rat Terriers are not big fans of my thermostatic proclivities. At times when I do have the gas fireplace on, they love to lay on the hearth, which heats up rather nicely.
Here’s what else they like. At mid morning, when the sun gets around to the southern-facing wall, I’ll open the Venetians on the side of the bedroom wall and drench the place in solar radiation. Then they’ll lay around wherever they can find exposure.
But this morning was different. I opened the shades far earlier than I normally do, and the sun is not yet in position. Rather, it’s shining on the wall. Rotor is old enough that I suppose he knows better, or he’s just too lazy to move, but the 18 month old Nanuka, the female who eats like a horse-pig, but won’t put on an once over her 12 lbs., particularly likes the "sunlights," as I express it to them.
So, she comes over, looks at the sunlight on the wall, looks up to me, looks back at the sunlight on the wall, and then back to me, as if to say: "How the hell is this supposed to work? Fix it."