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Busted and Miscellaneous Adventures

06 Sep

Hello sweet friends – I hope you had a wonderful LONG weekend with Labor Day.  Labor Day the unofficial last day of Summer.  I only wish it was true in the weather department as well.  Because why?  Because it’s still hotter than you know what here in the South.  Don’t get me wrong.  This past weekend was absolutely beautiful – cooler weather, lower humidity and slight winds.  It was *almost* like a wonderful fall day.  In fact, mom even slipped some Pumpkin Spice coffee in there in places.  That just screams fall, right?

Then there was yesterday with daddy.  When we have leftover bread – you know when the bread becomes a rock and you can almost kill someone with it – (snorts with piggy laughter) dad will throw it out in the front yard for birds and other night creature anipals to eat.  You know they have to eat too.  Well yesterday he and mom were fixing to go off so he throws the bread out.  That’s when mom says things got out of control.  It was like the movie Jurassic Park where all of those little pesky velociraptors came running across the fields at people.

That’s right – Chicken Run was back in the hood.  They came running from next door (of course) and tackled the leftover bread like there was no tomorrow.  At one point, mom said she counted EIGHT of them.  Shakes piggy head.  I lost count at two… that is two for a chicken snack on the run – HA!  Nah, I couldn’t hurt the chicks.  I’ve kind of gotten attached to them.  And of course the neighbor stills insists, “I don’t have chickens”.  Okay then.  I guess they just ‘hang out’ in your backyard every day/night.  I guess this brings new meaning to free range chickens.  Snorts with piggy laughter – I kill myself!

Now I want to share a story with you.  A story from the heart.  I know I talk about my humans going off unattended all of the time and them getting into trouble.  But sometimes their adventures don’t end up in trouble.  You see over the long weekend, daddy had a craving for these things called Krystals.  The are little petite hamburgers that are square and wonderful.  Kind of similar (I’m told) to White Castles but mom says they’re better.  I wouldn’t know because I’ve not tried the comparison.

So mom takes daddy to the restaurant and they decide to eat there which they normally don’t.  But mom just had a ‘feeling’ they needed to eat there and she had a coupon for a gazillion Krystals.  Okay maybe not a gazillion but quite a few.  She told dad that it was an excellent buy and she was going to get that many because he could eat them during the week.  Now we all know that women get these feelings called women’s intuition.  You should always go with that feeling – and your first instincts.  So mom/dad are eating their meal and they are done.  They have leftovers, of course.  That’s when a man came into the restaurant that got mom’s attention.

You could tell this man had been through some tough times by his attire.  He went to the counter and they turned him away.  That’s when the light bulbs went off in mom’s head and she starting shaking her head.  She knew now why she needed to eat at the restaurant and order so much food.  The man looked defeated from being turned away at the counter.  Mom got up, walked up front and got another french fry order and large drink.  During this time, the staff at the restaurant had told the man that he had to leave.  Mom said, “No, he’s a paying patron and he’s eating.”  She then invited the man over to dine with her and dad.

You learn so much about people just with a single act of kindness.  This meal made this man’s day.  Mom/dad sat with him and talked with him and laughed with him.  At the end of the meal, he asked how much he owed.  Mom said, “Nothing.  It’s paid in full just by you joining us and making our day with your company.”

 

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38 responses to “Busted and Miscellaneous Adventures

  1. kandykid

    September 6, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    Your Parents are kind and generous people!

     
    • Piglove

      September 6, 2016 at 1:21 pm

      aaww thank you my friend. They are special and sometimes they can be trusted in public. Hogs and snout kisses. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Tails Around the Ranch

    September 6, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    Oh Bacon…that just warmed my heart. Your mom and dad paying it forward like that makes me think there’s hope for humanity yet. ღ

     
    • Piglove

      September 21, 2016 at 10:51 am

      aaww thanks my sweet friend. Where mom/dad can, they really try. It’s really easy to imagine yourself in someone else’s position. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. easyweimaraner

    September 6, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    since today I have a new hero: YOUR MOM! people like your mama make this world to a better place and they bring not only a meal to a man in need they also bring hope that we should carry on to work on that world….
    btw: bro, maybe that chickens are the leftovers from Alfred Hitchcocks berd-movie? I mean they can not fly like eagles and therefore they couldn’t make the way back to howl-i-wood and will stay with you furever&ever… and with the chickenless neighbor of course ;o)

     
  4. Kate Crimmins

    September 6, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    You mom is a keeper.

     
  5. Photofinland by Rantasalot

    September 6, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    Your mom is a great hero, the story made my cry, think how much it ment for that man, not only the food, your mom made him feel accepted.
    And I think now you have the chickens, because they are not you neighbor’s.

     
    • Piglove

      September 6, 2016 at 1:58 pm

      aaww thanks sweet friend. Those chickens have no home nor address and although the neighbor claims they are not his.. I think he is lying. They sure do waddle over to his house quick enough for safety… not that I was chasing them or anything… looking innocently. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • franhunne4u

        September 6, 2016 at 3:54 pm

        You should round them up, hide them well, and then eat some big fat chicken leg on the front porch. (Of course not from the still alive chicken, which are hidden safely!) Let’s see who comes complaining then!

         
      • Piglove

        September 6, 2016 at 3:59 pm

        Snorts with piggy laughter. Now *that* sounds like a plan my friend. I shall tell mom about this tonight. Evil snorts. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • franhunne4u

        September 6, 2016 at 4:06 pm

        Of course, no harm should come to the chicken – because somebody IS the rightful owner … so if you lure them you rather make sure they get fed properly till the owner comes to fetch them.

         
  6. Tails by the Sea

    September 6, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    This story made our day, Bacon! My hu-mom got teary-eyed reading this (I’m just a dog, so I don’t get teary-eyed very often). Your mom & pops are tops, and so are you. We need more people like you folks in this world, that’s for sure! ~ Wags and woofs, Kona and Lori-mom

     
    • Piglove

      September 6, 2016 at 2:23 pm

      aaww thanks my friend. Mom says that we are equal and we need to help others out. I’m learning from her too. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. speedyrabbit

    September 6, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    Your Parents are just the best people ever,xx Speedy

     
    • Piglove

      September 6, 2016 at 2:24 pm

      Thanks my sweet friend. Mom says we should treat everyone in the world like we want to be treated. I couldn’t even fuss at mom/dad when they didn’t bring me home leftovers after I heard this story. XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. CarolMaeWY

    September 6, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    Your Mom is the best Bacon. Did Daddy share any jokes? So your Labor Day was filled with Random Acts of Kindness.😻

     
    • Piglove

      September 6, 2016 at 2:24 pm

      Snorts! Yep, dad said he had all of them laughing and for a while, there were no worries or troubles for anyone. XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. From the Desk of MarDrag

    September 6, 2016 at 3:10 pm

    Just beautiful! We need a world full of more RAOK’s like this. Great example.Blessings!

     
  10. databbiesotrouttowne

    September 6, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    bacon…..az catz…..& sinz ewe izza anipal two,

    eye think we can all say; what de sam hellz wrong with peoplez in two dayz werld….984 paws up two yur mom N dad for helpin that man ♥♥♥

    984 pawz down to that biznezz……tell yur mom & dad knot ta due biznezz ther again…wont de staff ther be surprized az ***** if they lurned it waz like sum CEO in diz guize who came in just see in how ther customer servizz waz……..

     
    • Piglove

      September 6, 2016 at 3:39 pm

      Mom said the same thing! I know businesses must get plenty of people that come in – especially in the hood that mom/dad were in. But come on, common decency should be priority. For a while, that man was held with the most upright respect. He laughed. They joked. And the appreciation in his eyes is all the thanks mom/dad needed that day. XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. Cupcake

    September 6, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    OMGoodness, B. That is the sweetest story ever. I’m happy your mom listened to her intuition. She turned that man’s day around and reminded him that there are genuinely good people in the world.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
  12. katsrus

    September 6, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    What a nice thing to do. I am sure you made his day.
    Sue B

     
    • Piglove

      September 7, 2016 at 6:33 am

      We really hope so. XOXO – Bacon

       
  13. Amy Sandy

    September 6, 2016 at 9:25 pm

    Oh Bacon, I am afraid I would have just handed the man the bag with the extra Krystals. Your Mom went way beyond that – bless her!

     
    • Piglove

      September 7, 2016 at 6:35 am

      Aaww. Thank you. If only for a few minutes mom wanted him to feel special. XOXO – Bacon

       
  14. pilch92

    September 6, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    That is a wonderful story. Your folks are the best.

     
    • Piglove

      September 7, 2016 at 6:36 am

      Thank you my sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  15. pattisj

    September 7, 2016 at 1:08 am

    Free-range chickens–no kidding! So glad Mom and Dad didn’t get into any trouble. I’d say that made up for any previous problems.

     
  16. Reilly-Denny Cowspotdogs

    September 7, 2016 at 7:37 am

    that was a wonderful thing to do and we are sure he appreciated it so much

     
    • Piglove

      September 7, 2016 at 9:25 am

      You know we are all the same. Mom said she didn’t think twice about it. He needed a friend and she was glad to step in for a while. The world definitely needs more of this for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       
  17. gentlestitches

    September 7, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    What a lovely thing to do. The world needs more sharing like that. If everyone shared just a little bit……<3 ❤ ❤

     
    • Piglove

      September 8, 2016 at 10:03 am

      Exactly Auntie Sharon! It just takes a little gesture every day towards someone. You just never know whose life you touch or might save! XOXO – Bacon

       
  18. Nylabluesmum

    September 8, 2016 at 5:02 pm

    **snortsss** Chick-hen Run iss purrty funny Unccle Bacon!!!
    An thee nayburr iss even funnier sayin hee not have chick-henss….maybe hee finkss they are Peecockss or Bunniess??? Mew mew mew…..

    An yur Pawentss are THEE BEST!!! True Hu’manitarianss…….
    Buudha Kat blesses them fur their kindness!!!
    ***nose bumpsss*** neffkitty Siddhartha Henry xXxXx

     
    • Piglove

      September 9, 2016 at 8:42 am

      aaww thanks my sweet nefkitty. Mom/dad truly believe you get back what you put out there. And how could you not help someone out in need when you had extra, right? It was the right thing to do and mom/dad hope they touched him in some way. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • Nylabluesmum

        September 9, 2016 at 2:09 pm

        LadyMum an mee believe that all so Unccle!!!
        An LadyMum did that a few monthss ago. Shee was at Euro Café an there was a berry old cup-pull there. Thee man was frail an thee lady was takin care of him. Shee ordered thee food an coffee an went to sit down…..LadyMum said what iss thee toe-tall of her purchase an theirs? Shee paid thee entire amount an quietlee left. Thee lady was sirprized when shee found out lunch was paid fur….an wee iss sure what yur Pawentss did fur the man will stay with him fur efurr!!!!

         
      • Piglove

        September 9, 2016 at 2:11 pm

        aaww – little gestures like that are so totally awesome my sweet nefkitty. Tell your Ladymum we are so proud of her and proud to have her as a friend. You just never know how small of a gesture might just save that person, right? Loves you! XOXO – Bacon

         
      • Nylabluesmum

        September 9, 2016 at 2:12 pm

        Mee iss so-o proud of LadyMum! An shee sayss kindness makes thee werld a better place….

         
      • Piglove

        September 9, 2016 at 2:16 pm

        Yes it does! XOXO – Bacon

         

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