Snoopy and Woodstock?

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“What are you doing?”

“Trying to climb on top of our house.”


“I’m going to pretend I am a World War I fighter pilot and I am going to shoot down the Red Baron.”

“And I suppose you have goggles.”


“And, a scarf.”


“And, a cap.”

“Roger that.”

“Don’t you think you’re a little old to pretend you’re Snoopy pretending to be a World War I fighter pilot.”

“You’re as young as you feel. Now give me a boost to help me get on top of this house.”

“My stars, you’re heavy.”

“Shut up. Now hand me my goggles and prepare to see me make aviation history.”

“Oh, for the love of –”

“Spin the propeller, sister! And… Take off.”

“How’s the weather up there?”

“rowrrrrrrr… rowrrrrrr…”

“What’s that?”

“That’s the sound my engine makes.”


“And, that would be your gun.”

“Got him! Now, I’m coming in for a landing.”

“That actually looked fun. Let me try.”

“I was expecting you to say that, so I got you your own costume.”

“You mean I get to be a World War I fighter pilot, too?”

“Nope. You get to be Woodstock.”

“Are you kidding– Yellow! Feathers!”

“Put it on!”




“Oh, I get it. You’re talking like Woodstock.”


“How long is this going to go on?”



Halloween Costumes: Naughty and Nice

barks between beagles,“What’s that?”

“A skirt.”

“Where’s the rest of it?”

“This is all of it, Miss Smarty Pants.”

“What’s it for?”

“My Halloween costume.”

“What are you going as, a dog who shrank her clothes?”

“A nurse, for your information.”

“A nurse.”

“That’s right.”

“Like at the vet?”

“I guess so. I keep my eyes closed the whole time we’re there, so I’m not really sure I’ve ever seen one. See the picture on the package?”

Naughty Nurse Costume.” If she has to bend over, the moon is going to be shining, that’s for sure. What does naughty mean?”

“I’m not sure. Probably something like life of the party.”

“Hey, at least it does come with a stethoscope. You should put it –”

“– it’s already in the freezer. I’m not going to take it out until Halloween! It will be frozen solid, just like in real life.”

“Well I am going as Snoopy.”

“Oh, that’s original! Geez. We are beagles, we look like Snoopy to begin with.”

“Yes, but I am going to carry my food bowl in my mouth, just like Snoopy does. I only wish I had a little bird to play Woodstock.”

“You know what I always wondered?”


“Why Snoopy doesn’t bark to high heaven every time Woodstock comes around.”

“I know. He is so annoying.”

“So annoying.”

“Hey, let me check your pulse!”

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