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Cuddle Up Day and Another Special Day

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

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

Today, January 6th, is a special day.  For one thing, it’s Cuddle Up Day.  Doesn’t that just sound wonderful?  It’s cold outside, make a fire and cuddle up for some snuggles.  And, you don’t have to cuddle with someone to appreciate this day.  Cuddle up in your favorite chair in front of that fireplace, pop in a movie, relax and enjoy your time.  Bring out one of your favorite stuffed animals – I’ve seen Bacon’s mom do that.  And hey, speaking of Bacon – cuddle up to your favorite pet.  I know Bacon will get his share of cuddles today.. as well as Houdini… as well as Hemi… as well as Mouse Girl 🙂

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Today is also another special day. Today is also the big guy’s birthday here at the Hotel Thompson.  It’s dad’s birthday.  Now, he won’t tell us how old he is but I think he was around during the dinosaur era.  Why?  Because I hear Bacon’s mom calling him T-Rex at times.  Shakes squirrel head – so that has to be true, right?

So at this time, all of us here at the Hotel Thompson would like to wish the big guy a very wonderful HAPPY BIRTHDAY.  You do so much for us from giving us nuts to cleaning our litter boxes out to even cooking for us from time to time.  You are definitely the icing on our cake… and speaking of cake – enjoy – we love you big guy!

 
 

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Merry Christmas

Last night, I made a deal with Hemi and Houdini.  We were going to hang out near the Mickey Mouse lamp pole all night in hopes of seeing the mysterious Santa Claus.  Mom/dad told us all that he wouldn’t come as long as our eyes were open.  So in preparation, we taped them open just in case Mr. Sandman came first.  We waited and waited to no avail.  Hemi and Houdini got frustrated and went to mom/dad’s room to sleep on the Select Comfort.  I myself was determined.  I mean hey, they don’t call me pig headed for nothing, right?  Snorts.

So I waited and waited – no snow – no reindeers – no fatman in red.  I was having a hard time trying to stay awake.  I jumped on the sofa and that was a big mistake.  Before I knew it, my eyes were droopy, my breathing had slowed and I had drifted off to peace on earth.

I’m not sure how much time had passed but something awakened me and it wasn’t my gas.  I kept one eye closed and barely opened the other.  To my surprise I saw a big fat guy all in red.  He was quietly putting pretty wrapped presents around the pole that he had first mistaken as a stripper pole – oh dear Lord.  But hold everything and wait a minute what is that caught my attention?  A woman was beside him wearing next to nothing.  No wonder for his confusion on the pole.  The next thing that happened scarred me for life when Santa grabbed said woman and gave her a kiss to last.  OMP (oh my pig).  What was that?  She turned and grinned and I saw it wasn’t a woman – it was my mom!  What will daddy think – what will daddy say.  I saw mommy kissing Santa Claus.  THUD – piggy down.

I shut my eyes so very fast.  This is not something that a pig wants to last.  When I reopened my eyes much to my amazement, everyone was gone but the presents were still there – all decorated – all wrapped – tucked in neatly around the Mickey Mouse pole lamp.  But something caught my eye in the corner near one box.  It was green and waving, “Come take a look”.  I quietly exited off my sofa and softly hooved my way across the floor.  Oh dear Lord – it was a $20.00 bill – I guess Santa did get a dance from the lap pole after all.

I squealed and ran down to my room in a hurry and tucked myself in to my toddler bed.  When then what did I hear?  Soft taps on the roof, a jingle of bells and in a loud bellow I heard a man say, “Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!”

 

 
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Posted by on 12/25/2017 in Bacon

 

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Cuddle Up Day and Another Special Day

 

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

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

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Today, January 6th, is a special day.  For one thing, it’s Cuddle Up Day.  Doesn’t that just sound wonderful?  It’s cold outside, make a fire and cuddle up for some snuggles.  And, you don’t have to cuddle with someone to appreciate this day.  Cuddle up in your favorite chair in front of that fireplace, pop in a movie, relax and enjoy your time.  Bring out one of your favorite stuffed animals – I’ve seen Bacon’s mom do that.  And hey, speaking of Bacon – cuddle up to your favorite pet.  I know Bacon will get his share of cuddles today.. as well as Houdini… as well as Hemi… as well as Mouse Girl 🙂

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Today is also another special day. Today is also the big guy’s birthday here at the Hotel Thompson.  That’s right – it’s Houdini, Hemi, Mouse Girl and Bacon’s dad’s birthday.  Now, he won’t tell us how old he is but I think he was around during the dinosaur era.  Why?  Because I hear Bacon’s mom calling him T-Rex at times.  Shakes squirrel head – so that has to be true, right?

So at this time, all of us here at the Hotel Thompson would like to wish the big guy a very wonderful HAPPY BIRTHDAY.  You do so much for us from giving us nuts to cleaning our litter boxes out to even cooking for us from time to time.  You are definitely the icing on our cake… and speaking of cake – enjoy – we love you big guy!

 
 

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Decorating for the Holidays

 Happy day my friends.  We finally got everything together here at the Hotel Thompson and finished decorating for the holidays.  We don’t put up a tree here for obvious reasons – the two H’s – Hemi and Houdini.  That tree wouldn’t stand five minutes being decorated in our living room.  Trust me on that.  Between the purr thing climbing it and exploring, the puppy watering it and chewing on the bottom branches and well me – looks innocently – head bunting it, it would get tired and fall down to sleep.  I’m just saying and being realistic here.  It’s a good thing mom and dad agree.

So no tree here.  But don’t frown.  We have a Mickey Mouse lamp pole.  That fits in perfect here at the Hotel Thompson.  You know my mom LOVES that mouse with the gloves and we still get the pretty lights from the pole.  And the pole is sturdy.  I mean really sturdy like 20-25 pounds.  Hey, it’s gotta be sturdy to hold that huge Mickey Mouse head – snorts.

 We also put out my stocking for Christmas.  What?  You think it’s too small?  I told mommy I needed a bigger one.  One can never be too big for all of the goodies that dear Santa might leave in my stocking.  You know – like fruits, vegetables, Gold Fish and Animal Crackers – snorts.

I just have to find the perfect place to hang my stocking.  For some reason, daddy says we can’t put it on the fireplace mantle this year.  Something about it pulling down on the mantle last year.  One heavy stocking and your scarred for life huh?  Bummer daddy.

So I have to find a place for my little stocking.  I’m thinking on the back of the front room door.  That would surely be a nice place to put it.  And also Santa won’t miss it, right?  What do you think.  Any suggestions?

So who wants to kiss the Bacon?  Snorts

 
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Posted by on 12/06/2016 in 25 Days of Christmas, Bacon

 

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Paw Time with Houdini


img_5474 Brrr and Shivers my friends.  It has been a little chilly willy here this week at the Hotel Thompson.  I mean you did see the great ‘snow’ that big brother Bacon posted earlier int he week, right?  Heck, here in the south – a snow flake was seen, we must shut down the city!  Barks with puppy laughter.

Well it was so bad, that I had to get on top of mom’s chaise and get warm by the fuzzy blanket and the fireplace – you see that in the distance in the picture?  And yes, we can’t forget Mr. Beaver.  Mr. Beaver is what is next to my head.  He is way bigger than me and I drag him all over the Hotel Thompson.  He’s a great pal for sleeping, cuddling and of course beating up… can you believe sometimes he tries to beat me up too?  How dare that beaver!

And you are not going to believe this my friends but me and the Baconator have been keeping secrets here at the Hotel Thompson.  Yep, that’s right we said secrets as in plural.  Something will be happening next week.  I can’t share it right now.  Me and the pig have been sworn to secrecy by mom/dad.  But I can tell you that it’s exciting and wonderful.  Now, I need to go and help mom/dad with some cleaning around the Hotel Thompson.

Well that’s all for me my friends – yawns – I hope you had a wonderful week as well.  Happy weekend!

 
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Posted by on 02/12/2016 in Bacon, Houdini, Paw Time with Houdini

 

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Cuddle Up Day and Another Special Day

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

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

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Today, January 6th, is a special day.  For one thing, it’s Cuddle Up Day.  Doesn’t that just sound wonderful?  It’s cold outside, make a fire and cuddle up for some snuggles.  And, you don’t have to cuddle with someone to appreciate this day.  Cuddle up in your favorite chair in front of that fireplace, pop in a movie, relax and enjoy your time.  Bring out one of your favorite stuffed animals – I’ve seen Bacon’s mom do that.  And hey, speaking of Bacon – cuddle up to your favorite pet.  I know Bacon will get his share of cuddles today.. as well as Houdini… as well as Hemi… as well as Mouse Girl 🙂

AND…

Today is also another special day. Today is also the big guy’s birthday here at the Hotel Thompson.  That’s right – it’s Houdini, Hemi, Mouse Girl and Bacon’s dad’s birthday.  Now, he won’t tell us how old he is but I think he was around during the dinosaur era.  Why?  Because I hear Bacon’s mom calling him T-Rex at times.  Shakes squirrel head – so that has to be true, right?

So at this time, all of us here at the Hotel Thompson would like to wish the big guy a very wonderful HAPPY BIRTHDAY.  You do so much for us from giving us nuts to cleaning our litter boxes out to even cooking for us from time to time.  You are definitely the icing on our cake… and speaking of cake – enjoy – we love you big guy!

 
 

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Time to Decorate

We finally got everything together here at the Hotel Thompson and finished decorating for the holidays.  We don’t put up a tree here for obvious reasons – two purr things, a pig and a dog now.  That tree wouldn’t stand five minutes being decorated in our living room.  Trust me on that.  Between the purr things climbing it and exploring, the dog watering it and chewing on the bottom branches and well me – looks innocently – head bunting it, it would get tired and fall down to sleep.  I’m just saying and being realistic here.  It’s a good thing mom and dad agree.

So no tree here.  But don’t frown.  We have a Mickey Mouse lamp pole.  That fits in perfect here at the Hotel Thompson.  You know my mom LOVES that mouse with the gloves and we still get the pretty lights from the pole.  And the pole is sturdy.  I mean really sturdy like 20-25 pounds.  Hey, it’s gotta be sturdy to hold that huge Mickey Mouse head – snorts.

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We also put out my stocking for Christmas.  What?  You think it’s too small?  I told mommy I needed a bigger one.  One can never be too big for all of the goodies that dear Santa might leave in my stocking.  You know – like fruits, vegetables, Gold Fish and Animal Crackers – snorts.

I just have to find the perfect place to hang my stocking.  For some reason, daddy says we can’t put it on the fireplace mantle this year.  Something about it pulling down on the mantle last year.  One heavy stocking and your scarred for life huh?  Bummer daddy.

So I have to find a place for my little stocking.  I’m thinking on the back of the front room door.  That would surely be a nice place to put it.  And also Santa won’t miss it, right?  What do you think.  Any suggestions?

 
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Posted by on 12/09/2015 in Bacon

 

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Dear Bacon

 
Dear Bacon – We are all trying to do everything we can this time of the year to make more money for Christmas.  I’m working on chaperoning humans around that kind of party too much.  Hey, it’s just one of those things of giving and caring you know.  And don’t worry.  Those that I pick up don’t remember me driving them anywhere let alone the money I take out of their wallet – barks!  Signed Duber

Dear Duber – Dude that is an awesome service.  And you are right, no one will remember the great service that you are rendering.  Stay safe my pal and drive between the lines!


 Dear Bacon – It’s going to get cold soon in these parts.  I gotta make sure we have enough wood for the fireplace to keep the house nice and toasty.  When the humans go to work, so do I!  But don’t worry, safety first with this ax.  Signed Lineman of the County

Dear Lineman of the County – AWESOME!  Bravo – bravo – bravo my friend.  That is some thinking of ahead to make sure you stay warm.  And if the humans stay warm – that means you get more play time and treats.  That is a most excellent idea.

P.S.  You know where I can get some of those boots in a pig size 3?


Dear Bacon –  Talk about a hart day.  I’m telling you beautiful life is so hard some days keeping up with all of the activities this time of the year.  There’s the hairballs to fuss up.  There’s the dogs to keep in line.  There’s the hiding from the yearly Christmas card that goes out.  There’s the singing at midnight to be scheduled.  There’s the pouncing on the keyboards when the humans want computer time.  Sigh – see – it’s a hard life being this good.  I just want to kick back in my recliner at the end of the day with a glass of wine.  How do you keep your sanity?  Signed Kitty Pinot Noir

Dear Kitty Pinot Noir – WOW – You make happiness look so good my little purr friend.  When you put everything down the way you did, your life is active.  I myself try to take many, MANY naps during the day.  This keeps me sprite and ready for mom when she returns home at the end of the day from her worky place.  Cause we all know that when the homes get home, it’s game time!


Dear Bacon – It’s that time of the year!  Finally all of the great movies come on television that scream HOLIDAYS.  This is me from over the weekend.  I looked at the television guide that morning and saw that my movie of the season was coming on that night.  Got in my jammies, took out my contacts and had the popcorn ready for my netflix and chill – HOME ALONE.  Dude, can that Kevin scream or what?  I absolutely love that movie.  It just shouts Merry Christmas!!  Signed Dog Alone

Dear Dog Alone – OMP!  That’s one of my mom’s favorites too.  She says it’s not Christmas time until she watches that movie on television.  What a coincidence you two have.  I say go for it my friend and make the holidays happen for you.  I myself love to watch Rudolph every year.  That is my Christmas show to start the season.  Enjoy and be safe!


REMEMBER my friends – Dear Bacon can’t happen without YOU.  Please continue to send me your letters and pictures to my email.  Thanks!

 
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Posted by on 12/08/2015 in Bacon, Dear Bacon

 

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Paw Time with Houdini

WHO do I need to talk to my friends?  This weather is horrible.  It has been raining so much that I’m not sure which of us is more done with, me, mom, dad or Bacon.  And to top it off, it’s cold.  Not freezing cold but chilly willy for this little camper.  I’ll tell you a secret of how cold it is – come closer – some days I don’t even get out of my onesie – that’s how cold it is.  Can you imagine?!

And one night this week, mom came home from the worky place and was cold and tired.  After she put on her onsie, she cuddled up on her chaise to relax.  I drug my lobster bed all the way from my bedroom to the fireplace.  Then I jumped on the chaise with mom to watch the fire.  She laughed cause she was like all of that work and I’m going to sit with mom now?  Nah, I’m a smart doggie.  I was letting the fire from the fireplace take the chill off my bed and make it all nice and toasty for me.  See, who’s the smart one now huh?  After a few minutes, I went and got in that toasty bed.  I was so snug and warm!

Hopefully, it’s suppose to be a pretty weekend here – cold but no rain – so maybe I can go out with mom/dad for a ride.  I feel a field trip to the local pet store coming on for me.  I haven’t destroyed any pillows in a while – barks!

Well that’s all for me my friends – yawns – I hope you had a wonderful week as well.  Happy weekend!

 

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Paw Time with Houdini

   Barks my friends!  What a busy past couple of weeks we have had here at the Hotel Thompson.  So much going on with mommy.  She is really trying to feel better these days and has been to the doctor a couple of times.  It has a lot to do with the weather changing and getting a little bit cooler.  It’s really messing with Mr. Arthritis.  He seems like such a mean person.  I wish I could meet him.  I would bite his ankles for what he does to mom and dad at times.

I gotta tell you a story about someone I did meet this weekend here at the Hotel Thompson – right in my living room too.  There I was playing around in front of the fireplace.  That’s when i saw this other pooch staring at me.  Do you see him in the pictures below?  What the barks was he doing in *my* front room and how did he get in.  I stopped what I was doing, stared him down and barked like crazy at him.  But oh no, he kept hiding in the fireplace – what a wuss!

I sat there and waiting patiently – of course throwing in some growls and barks.  Then mom saw me and asked me what was going on.  Then she told me something amazing.  She said it was me in what she called a reflection in the glass.  OMD!!  No wonder that dog looked so handsome – it was me!  Barks – Barks – Barks

 

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Well that’s all for me my friends – yawns – I hope you had a wonderful week as well.  Happy weekend!

 

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