I have now answered the question of what my dog does all day while I am gone. It appears that, for the most part, she sleeps. So, here's a brief look at what Choppy did all day while I was at work.
First, she looked out the window. This is the window sill:
Then, she went upstairs and slept for the rest of the morning on my bedroom floor until I got home. Here is the armoire, sideways (presumably because Choppy was lying down):
I came home for lunch, and she went outside, where she showed off why one task that needs to be completed next summer is the re-painting of the back door:
The afternoon? More of the same. Choppy headed back to the bedroom for some more sleep - and a picture with mostly nose, and a little bit of bed:
And tonight? Watching me put the television together: