Me and My Shadow

Frankie is the most angelic of dogs and quite unlike a Siberian Husky in so many ways. For example, he comes when called. Well, almost always. He behaves in the house. He rarely causes trouble. He is just a good dog.

The brothers

The brothers – thick as thieves.

And Typhoon is, well, . . . not. He is always the instigator. He is constantly into mischief. He has a nose for trouble.

always together

So opposite . . . and yet always together.

Yes, we have Will Halloway and Jim Nightshade (a little reference to Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury – One of the Hu-dad’s favorite books and an absolute must-read novel) in The Herd – the good and the bad.

look alike

They look so alike from many angles.

And, as so often happens, these opposite personalities mesh together so well and they are the best of friends, always together.

advantages

Me and my shadow. Of course, anything that goes wrong gets blamed on him, too, so there are advantages.

2 Comments

  1. Mom 'n Ice on February 22, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Ice sez: Your Frankie sounds just soooooooooooow much like my daughter Ayla was! Loving, intelligent, loving, gentle yet loved to play, loving, listened well, and obeyed (well, most times), and most of all, LOVING. I still miss her terribly, and so do my hu-Mom and hu-Dad.

  2. Khyra on February 21, 2015 at 11:30 pm

    It must be a B&W thing!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra
    PeeEssWoo: I’m pretty angelikh too – *hangs head and tail in shame*

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