Brother’s Shadow

A big brother’s shadow, the ever present little brother, emulates his every move. What better compliment can a big brother receive?

Big brother's shadow - his mirror image.

Big brother’s shadow – his mirror image.

Like all siblings, Frankie and Typhoon pick on each other. They wrestle, chase and compete with each other. But, at the end of the day, Frankie plays the role of big brother to the Little Prince.

Sharing the sun.

Sharing the sun.

And the best part of being a big brother is playing the role of teacher. The lesson yesterday was how to snooze in the hot summer sun. And so they napped side by side, moving only as the sun shifted on the deck.

About time for another shift.

About time for another shift.


  1. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on July 10, 2016 at 5:41 am

    Mom sez: Frankie is such a sweet and gentle soul, a wonderful role model for Typhoon. Hopefully as Typhoon “grows up”, Frankie will “rub off on him”!

  2. All Things Collie on July 7, 2016 at 2:42 pm

    How adorable! Love them!

  3. Lori on July 7, 2016 at 7:49 am

    Now that is just precious ❤️

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