The Problem With Reputations

Typhoon often wonders – is it the problem with reputations – or the reputation of being the problem – that is the bigger issue.

Typhoon being good.

Typhoon being good.

Typhoon loves his role of troublemaker and juvenile delinquent, but sometimes he does his very best to be good. And no one believes it.

Hi, Big Bro, just laying here. Not causing problems.

Hi, Big Bro, just laying here. Not causing problems.

The doubt on his big brother’s face pretty much sums up the dilemma for young Typhoon. Everyone is waiting for the delinquency to break out and take over.

Good? Typhoon? Are you kidding?

Good? Typhoon? Are you kidding?

Unfortunately, Typhoon is learning the biggest challenge of reputation management. It takes more than a few minutes of good behavior for anyone to believe that a change has really happened.

So I might as well be bad, right?

So I might as well be bad, right?

9 Comments

  1. Laura Yager on April 20, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    It’s ok Typhoon, as I always say my Huskies are as sweet as they are rotten….and I love their sweetly rotten little souls! I say live your reputation, you’re loved just the way you are!

  2. Melon on April 20, 2016 at 2:22 am

    I know the feeling, Typhoon!

  3. jan on April 19, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    It’s a self-fulfilling prophesy. They should treat Typhoon like he is an angel and his good behavior will come out.

    • Liz Wong on April 20, 2016 at 12:49 am

      Typhoon: Angels can be bad too… hee-hee… why should I be good when being bad is so much fun?

  4. Juno's mom on April 19, 2016 at 11:15 am

    You can kinda see Typhoon’s wheels turning, with those ears back. Frankie’s so handsome.

  5. Andrea on April 19, 2016 at 10:39 am

    Shanuk feels your pain! Sort of. Actually – he doesn’t really care. It’s more fun to be…….interesting.

  6. Liz Wong on April 19, 2016 at 10:26 am

    Oh Typhoon you little hooligan. You know you always going to be a bit bad… maybe a ‘bit’ is stretching the truth here.

  7. Lori on April 19, 2016 at 7:48 am

    I LOVE the look on Frankie’s face!!! You guys brighten my day every day!!

  8. Dr. Liz on April 19, 2016 at 7:22 am

    Since it’s pretty tough to change your siblings’ impressions of you, yeah, you might as well be bad. Much easier to tow the line than to try to sell everyone on a new image! 😉

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