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National Popcorn Day

19 Jan

 

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

“Keeping my paws on the nuts of the world!”

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Today, January 19th, is a great day.  It is National Popcorn Day.  This is a wonderful day that we can all enjoy and nip our teeth into – literally.  I know my kind loves corn and I know that little piglet in the Hotel Thompson loves the popped corn.  Some people believe that the origin of this day is somehow connected to the Super Bowl.  I guess it kind of makes sense since they’re all kinds of bowl games on right now.  I know Bacon’s daddy is in football heaven.  

Let me tell you story about Bacon and his love of popcorn.  That little oinker can be all the way in his bedroom playing around and watching his television.  But the moment that he hears the corn kernels hitting the pan in the kitchen, he totally loses it and runs through the hallways skidding into the kitchen.  He will sit on the floor in the middle of the kitchen and watch his mommy as she pops the corn over the stove – you know old fashioned like.  When it starts to pop-pop-pop, he always walks over and hits his mom in the ankles with his snout wanting some.  He knows he’s going to get some but he doesn’t have a lot of patience that little guy.  And then when he does get some, he sounds like a little chomping machine.  He’s a hoot.       

Enjoy the day my friends.  I’ll be back soon!

 
 

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10 responses to “National Popcorn Day

  1. easyweimaraner

    01/19/2017 at 12:49 pm

    Happy Popcorn day to all… I’ll pop with cod and rice :o)

     
  2. Life With 3 Dogs

    01/19/2017 at 1:55 pm

    Movie theater pop corn the best!!

     
    • Piglove

      01/19/2017 at 4:46 pm

      YES it is. We all love that… of course I can’t have mine with salt but mom says YUMMO! XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. angelswhisper2011

    01/19/2017 at 3:51 pm

    I would love to see that, Bacon…MOL 😀 Pawkisses for a Delicious Popcorn Day 🙂 ❤

     
    • Piglove

      01/19/2017 at 4:49 pm

      Thanks sweet friend. ❤ XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Pooh and her Pooch

    01/19/2017 at 7:23 pm

    Oh, sweet Bacon how cute you look eating popcorn. What fun it must be to watch what you do when you hear those kernels hit the pan. You and Chancy would be good popcorn buddies he loves it too. Hugs and snout kisses Mumsy, Pooh and Chancy

     
    • Piglove

      01/22/2017 at 6:39 pm

      Lowers head in shame. Sometimes I have no mercy. When I hear those kernels, OMP – I can’t help myself. Sometimes I will snout mom’s ankles. She says it hurts but its me saying, “Hurry up woman”. Snorts with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. imagesbytdashfield

    01/19/2017 at 7:46 pm

    And I had some too! Yippee!!!

     
  6. Tails Around the Ranch

    01/20/2017 at 3:35 pm

    Well nuts, we missed the day but hopefully we can still partake of a kernel or two. I’d hate to think we have to wait until next year!

     
    • Piglove

      01/22/2017 at 6:41 pm

      No way! Enjoy some now. It’s *never* too late for popcorn – evah! XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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