Sunday, November 30, 2014

Pigs on the run...

The piggy bank orders are piling in for the holiday season. I spend many nights making them in my sleep. This morning I poured my coffee and as I was heading to the fridge to put away the milk, what did I see outside the window??... a PIGLET. A real live piglet. Now I do live next door to a farm, but this farmer raises cows and goats. The farmer's shepherd was out there trying to round up this pig, when along came a small dog that looked like a springer spaniel. Everyone gave each other a few sniffs then the pig came trotting through the field into our yard. The dog quickly followed.

Of course I HAD to grab my camera and run out in my pajamas to snap some photos!


Once outside I realized that I shouldn't be getting too close to a strange dog and his piglet buddy. Believe it or not, I used to be a runner and about 12 years ago I was bitten by a springer spaniel while out on the road. Since then I am a little afraid of strange dogs.


I decided that the zoom on my camera would be a good idea. The dog ran ahead and into the woods, with piglet close behind.


I hope they made it home safe and sound, the Pottery Highway is a busy road.
Now it's time for me to get to work on my own piggies so that they will make it to their new homes in time for Christmas.

6 comments:

  1. It's a sign! What a fun thing to read first thing this morning.
    This little piggy went to market :-)

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  2. Cute little piglet! I'm guessing the pig farm across the road... if they're still raising pigs these days. Thinking it's a good omen.

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  3. Laurie, I didn't even know there was a pig farm across the road! Is it behind the Whynot Church?

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  4. He probably just wanted to hide from the butcher and was trying to slip in with your piggies.

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  5. Do you think this pig was attracted to yours? They are awfully cute.

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  6. so cool that pig came by, lucky he didn't slip in any pottery slip

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