Spike has his reading material out for the summer ...and is taking a rest after compiling all his favorite books. Actually I think he has an ulterior motive - he has his nice warm behind firmly settled on the "Encyclopedia of the Dog" and is perhaps telling us exactly what he thinks of that book!
Since the blinds are closed he unfortunately does not have that prime view of birds and squirrels that is tantalizingly close. The bottom sections of the windows do not have blinds so he has to jump down behind the leather chairs to see what is going on. Today he is more interested in what is going on inside the house - especially if there is a treat ready to be pounced on.