Careful What You Wish For

Landon learned one of the most valuable lessons possible thanks to an older sibling – always be careful what you wish for.

Come on, Frankie, let's play.

Come on, Frankie, let’s play.

After our evening walk, Frankie wanted to sprawl in the study and snooze until bedtime (Frankie’s motto – Always take a nap before you sleep!), but Landon kept begging him to play a little. Woos and play bows – who could resist?

Come on. Please. Please. Please.

Come on. Please. Please. Please.

Soon enough, Frankie obliged his little brother. Sort of. Landon anticipated that the wrestling match would involve racing around the house in a rousing game. Frankie had a slightly different plan.

CHOMP. Isn't this what you wished for, little bro?

CHOMP. Isn’t this what you wished for, little bro?

P.S. – Every year, we take a pledge to absolutely, positively not mention that today is the Hu-Dad’s sister’s birthday. And, once again, we will not say a word.


  1. Anderson, Charlotte Dooley on September 23, 2018 at 6:50 am


  2. All Things Collie on September 22, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    Hope you have fun celebrating just another day of the week! 🙂

  3. Caroline Rivard on September 22, 2018 at 10:50 am

    I am not saying ????????????????????????????.
    Typical husky wrestling! ????????????

  4. Tracy on September 22, 2018 at 10:42 am

    Happy birthday Hu-Aunt! ????

  5. Juno's mom on September 22, 2018 at 9:33 am

    Landon is keeping Frankie on his toes. We’re never too old to play. I was also wondering about hu-grandmom, Tartok and Ruby. I’ll chime in and (not) wish hu-auntie a Happy Birthday today!

  6. Pat and Rebel on September 22, 2018 at 8:53 am

    Big brother has his way of dealing with a playful little brother when he wants to nap – pin him with the first wrestling move. It is sweet that you are so good about not mentioning Hu aunties birthday. Of course we will honor that and not wish her a HAPPY BIRTHDAY HU AUNTIE.????????????

  7. Lori on September 22, 2018 at 8:49 am

    First of all, I applaud you for keeping your pledge to NOT mention your sister’s birthday! So I will pledge NOT to say Happy Birthday to you, hu-dad’s Sister!!!

    Secondly, good pin on Boom Boom, Frankie Suave! That’s the way to rescue your pre-bed nap time!!!

  8. BJ Mills on September 22, 2018 at 7:11 am

    Owieeee !! Lookout Landon ! You might lose some neck fur to big brother’s CHOMP! Guess you might have to woo UNCLE before big bro lets you up.

    I remember the ”no wishing hu auntie a happy birthday” vow which I will observe.

    P.S. How are Ruby, Tartok and hu grandmom?

  9. Mom 'n Ebby on September 22, 2018 at 6:09 am

    Mom sez: Frankie, usually so “docile”, has at last reached his limits. You want to play, I’ll show you PLAY, Landon!

  10. Jean B Burkhardt on September 22, 2018 at 6:02 am

    I would guess Landon DIDN’T figure he would get chomped on by Frankie-you play-you pay-LOL! PS-I am NOT wishing Hu-Dad’s sister a Happy Birthday-(BUT I really am)!

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