Thursday – A Little Personal – A Dragon Duel with Twiggy and Lucy

“So, what is this stuff, Lucy?”

“Those are costumes. They are supposed to be dragon costumes.”

“Dragon costumes? What are dragon costumes doing here?”

“Remember when you decided you wanted to be a crocodile instead of a puma?”

“Yes, I remember, but how did dragons come up?”

“Well, the artist Resa suggested we dress up as dragons and have a dragon duel to the finish. She thought it would be more fun.”

“Boy, that sounds like no fun at all. I’ve never been a dragon.”

“See, that’s the point. You need to expand your comfort zone. Dragons might be fun.”

“Well, maybe I’ll try it. How about you? I must say that costume looks a little skimpy.”

“I think mom is hunting up another. Why don’t you try yours on?”

“How do I look? It feels good for sure.”

“You look a little like a leopard. I think you need some scales and maybe some backfins.”

“I don’t think it matters. I’m starting to feel like a dragon. What kind am I?”

“How about a magical dragon? Let’s pop over to the porch out of these rain puddles.”

“Good job on getting your costume to the porch. How’d you do that?”

“I had a little help from the boss. By the way, I’m a lyrical dragon.”

“A lyrical dragon, huh? Well, lyrical dragon, prepare to come face to face with a fire-breathing magical dragon.”

“I’m not sure magical dragons breath fire. We need to work on this more. Take off that costume, and let’s chat.”

“You know I’ve been doing some thinking about our fantasies.”

“Oh-oh. When you start thinking, things can get messy.”

“It’s just we have such a good time with water buffalo and puma. I’m wondering why we don’t just stick with what we know.”

“There are good reasons to do that, Little One. Also, it is good to expand your horizon.”

“You know Lucy, you are so wise yet sometimes miss the obvious.”

“What have I missed?”

“We are dogs, for heaven’s sake. I’m going after that squirrel.

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  1. I was looking forward to seeing Lucy as the Red Dragon (Y Ddraig Goch) when I saw her costume there.. Still, I don’t really want her to burn anything down.
    Hugs

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    1. Hahaha. Thanks, David. 😁

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    1. Thank you, Michael.

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      1. Thank you as well, John! Enjoy a nice rest of the week, and a wonderful weekend! xx Michael

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  2. Indeed fashionable. Lol One of them should try to become the muse of a fashion designer. πŸ˜‰ Thanks for sharing the fun, John. Have a nice day arriving! xx Michael

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    1. That would be a good thing for sure, Michael. 😁

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  3. Lots of fun playing dress up. Love those dragon dogs! πŸ™‚

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    1. Thanks, Harmony. 😁

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  4. Love to see the girls probing the edges of their comfort zone! πŸ˜‚

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    1. It is good for them for sure. Thanks, Lori

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  5. Trust Twiggy to get in the last word!

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    1. Always. 😁

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  6. So cute! I loved this, John!

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    1. I glad, Jill. 😊

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  7. I wanted to see Lucy try her costume! Twiggy has the right idea. Go after those squirrels.

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    1. It was too small but Lucy is not big on sweaters anyhow. Thanks, Joan

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  8. At least they didn’t end up with their tails draggin’.

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    1. Good one Linda. 🀣

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  9. Twiggy definitely could use expanding beyond her narrow scope. I think the spots threw her off … and she knows buffalos aren’t red. Dragons? Nope – that requires her to use more imagination than she is capable. Good try, Resa!

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    1. For some reason, your comments do not show up on my notifications, Frank. Of course, maybe Twiggy’s self-esteem benefits in the end.

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  10. Twiggy, as encouraging for fun as ever. ❀ Much love to you and your girls, John. ❀ xXx

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    1. Thank you, Jane. Much love back to you. ❀️

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  11. Gwen M. Plano · · Reply

    Yep, we all miss the obvious at times. 😁 Love this one, John. Have a great day…🌞

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    1. You as well, Gwen. Thanks for the nice wish. 😁

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  12. haha, you did it again, Champ!

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    1. Thank you, GP. 😁

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  13. You never fail… or rather, the girls never fail to give me a chuckle. So what’s up? Lucy’s didn’t fit? I love the dragon idea πŸ™‚

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    1. The sweater was too small. I think the laundry shrunk it. Anyway she hates sweaters so we took a pass. Thanks, Dale. 😁

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      1. Can’t say I blame her. I am wearing tight pants today for the first time since early spring… feeling constricted!

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      2. I can imagine. (I never were tight pants)

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      3. Let’s just say they are tighter than they need to be… ahem.

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      4. Ahem. I wondered why I could see the outline of the Queen on that dollar bill in your pocket.

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      5. Buahaha! Honestly. After a season of skirts and dresses, anything feels tight!

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      6. I have to say when my short and T season ends (In Februry ) those jeans feel heavy and I guess a little tight.

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      7. I feel ya. I’m still living on the edge. Bare-legged with a skirt today, despite the temp being at 52 – going up to 63 this afternoon πŸ˜‰

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      8. Nah. I’m just fine!

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  14. I look forward to these every week.

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    1. Thank you, Craig. That makes me feel good. 😊

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  15. Jaguar dragon? Good camouflage in the jungle.

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    1. I woud say so. Of course, I wonder if a dragon has a natural predator?

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      1. Think they’re like crocodiles. Bigger dragons and the occasional starving demon.

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  16. LOL! Sounds like Twiggy knows there is a time for make-believe and a time for important doggy duties like squirrel chasing!

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    1. She can separate the two for sure. Thanks, Mae.

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  17. Yep, as GP says, you did it again! Provided entertainment for my Thursday morning. πŸ™‚

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    1. Glad to hear it, Tim. 😁

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  18. Ha ha ha! I’m looking forward to the duel.

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    1. Thanks, Pamela. 😊

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  19. Twiggy and Lucy are adorable! I have a hound. He sleeps.

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    1. Hahaha. Lucy and Twiggy get their fair share too. Thanks for the visit, Priscilla. 😁

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  20. This is so funny. Thank you for sharing.

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    1. Thank you, Molly Shea.

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  21. Good choices. One never knows when a dwarf from under the lonely mountain will come by and try to reclaim his kingdom. Are you sure one of those river rocks are not the arkenstone ?

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    1. One may be, John. Let’s hope Thorin doesn’t find out if it is.

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  22. You need a 24 hour live webcam show starring these two doggies on YouTube, John.

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    1. Thank you, Hook. There would be a lot of snoozing in front of the camera (and behind)

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  23. D.L. Finn, Author · · Reply

    Cute sweaters πŸ™‚ I love the dragon conversation, and now lyrical dragon ia stirring the imagination.

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    1. There you go. A new story is born. 😁

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  24. This is such a cute post, John. I like Twiggy as a leopard dragon.

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    1. Thank you, Robbie. I’ll tell her. 😁

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  25. Haha! That was delightful, John. It’s always a pleasure to stop for a relaxing visit with you and the girls. Squirrel!!! …Where was I? Hugs on the wing!

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    1. Thank you, Teagan. I’m always happy to have you here.

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  26. Cute wardrobe choices for these two. Twiggy looked adorable; red was a good color for Lucy. But they are dogs who love to look for squirrels.

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    1. They are. Thank you, Jo,

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  27. I can’t wait to see them both in dragon costumes!!

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    1. Not sure that will happen Darlene. 😁

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  28. Lol! Cute costumes! But the dialogue is absolutely delightful! I agree. They should stick Water Buffalo and Puma! πŸ™‚

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    1. I think you are right. Thanks, Jan.

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  29. Actually, I’ve never been a dragon either. And I think I’d rather be one than to chase squirrels. (Around here, the squirrels chase US. Maybe if I put on a dragon costume, they’d treat me with more dignity.) Fun dialogue. I’m so glad you know how to understand Twiggy/Lucy talk, John.

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    1. Thank you, Pamela. I’m so glad you enjoyed it.

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  30. Water buffalo and Puma still stick in my mind when I see these two, John. Maybe they can play dress-up for Halloween, then go back to the familiar?

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    1. That is a good idea, Debbie, Thanks

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  31. Ha-ha-ha, dear John! This idea is terrific! Dragons at the Twiggy Resort is the hot trend of this winter season! Dragon Twiggy the Pumpkin & Lucy the Flashing Fire Broom are coming soon for Halloween! πŸŽƒπŸŽƒπŸŽƒ

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    1. If they breathe fire they might keep the cold away. Thank you, Maria. 😁

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      1. Indeed, dear John! It would be so warm around!

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      2. It would. Thanks Maria.

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  32. Aw, I was waiting on the water buffalo and the puma! Either way, the girls will be cute! Just don’t let Lucy fire breathe on anything!

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    1. Yeah she may burn the place down. Thanks, Noelle.

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  33. Haha – I like Twiggy’s wisdom today.

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    1. Thank you, Dan. 😊

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  34. It’s always good to expand our comfort zones, but those darn squirrels distract in the end. So cute, John!

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    1. Yes the squirrel rules the day.

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  35. So-o-o-o clever and cute. Lucy and Twiggy are quite the pair who always teach me something about life while at the same time they bring a smile to my face.

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    1. I’m so glad, Karen. Thanks for letting me know. 😁

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  36. Whatever the species, thinking is a sure sign of trouble brewing…

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    1. Indeed. Or even the appearence of thinking.

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  37. Thought for sure we would see Lucy in red by the end. Cute sweater either way. A dagon has to lead an exciting life. I say why not!?!

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    1. Just too small. Thanks, Audrey

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  38. Luuuuucyyyy!
    Twiiiiggggyyyy!
    This is your inner dragon speaking.
    πŸ‰πŸ²πŸ‰πŸ²πŸ‰πŸ²
    Okay, it’s Resa!
    So, I was all revved up to see some fire and hear some poetry, but you chose squirrel chasing instead.
    I hope the squirrel got away.
    Anyway, you guys are sweet to give me a shout out!
    If you ever want any dragon tips, let me know. I am a dragon. (when I’m not El Kabong)

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    1. Yes the squirrel got away as usual. How will they know when you are a dragon or El Kabong.

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      1. El Kabong carries a guitar.

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  39. It’s important to know thyself, right?

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  40. […] as well as offering a look each Thursday into the highly entertaining life of his pampered dogs Lucy and Twiggy. Their antics never fail to make me smile!His work includes the explosive John Cannon action […]

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    1. Thank you so much for this terrific intro to the post, Mae. 😁

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  41. If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Can’t do any better than water buffalo and puma…unless you play dog and chase squirrels.

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    1. Play dog? Well that is a novel idea. Thanks, Jennie.

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      1. Haha! You’re welcome, John.

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