Instigating The Instigator

A moment of innocence between a pair of brothers captured on film revealed the treachory underneath—instigating the instigator.

Typhoon and Roscoe - the image of brotherly innocence.
Typhoon and Roscoe – the image of brotherly innocence.

Rains were moving in across the marsh, so Hu-Dad suggested we go outside for a mid-day bathroom break a little earlier than normal. And, since bad weather was coming, he asked to behave and get our business done quickly. Which one of us could possibly cause problems?

Roscoe doing a perfectly innocent stretch that just happens to get close to Typhoon.
Roscoe doing a perfectly innocent stretch that just happens to get close to Typhoon.

Any parent of siblings knows the “he’s on my side” debate and the inevitable competitive matches that follow. So when Hu-Dad suggested to Roscoe that he might be instigating the instigator, Roscoe maintained his total innocence.

Who? Me? Try to stir up trouble with my brother?
Who? Me? Try to stir up trouble with my brother?

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