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Texts from Bacon

Oh friends, here’s another Texts from Bacon that you can’t miss out on.  The things that are communicated here at the Hotel Thompson never stop.  It’s like living in a circus sometimes!  Hope you enjoy.  My texts are in blue and mom’s are in white.  Have a great weekend – I can almost see the light from here on the couch!

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Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Bacon

 

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Barks!  Now that I have your attention my friends, I must share something fabulous with you.  Something that is so exciting – something that I have been keeping a secret for two entire weeks.  And you know for a terrier to keep something a secret – that just blows your little doggy mind!  Okay – Okay – let me *try* to calm down for a minute and give you some back up information.  Some of you may remember reading about DOGtv on my weekly Paw Time with Houdini series.  If you missed it, you can check out my postings here and here.

I absolutely ❤ DOGtv.  I wrote them an email straight from my puppy heart.  And they extended all of my friends here two months of on-line subscription free when they sign up for one month at DOGtv using the code PIGLOVE at checkout.  It’s really a cool channel just made for us pooches.  I watch it every night before I go to bed.  It’s kind of like my nightly routine here at the Hotel Thompson.

Well friends, I want you to check out something that came out today on-line with the newspaper USA Today.  You will absolutely not believe who made it in the paper – coughs, barks, grunts and then smiles with happiness.  I’ve even copied the article below for your convenience.  Guess who is doing the happy dance at the Hotel Thompson?

I want to take this point to give a shout out to USA Today and Jueun Choi – barks you’re the best!

 
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Posted by on April 20, 2017 in Bacon, Hemi, Houdini, Paw Time with Houdini

 

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Journey with Friends

Welcome my friends to our weekly issue of Journey with Friends. This is a time that we come together for support, for encouragement, for fellowship – all with one single goal in mind – to live better. Welcome to our journey to share our goals and our accomplishments and our disappointments and frustrations.

Together we can do this!


Hello sweet friends. How did you do last week?  Ups or downs?  Remember life is a process. Things don’t happen overnight and changes take time.

I have great news to share. Six months ago, I had bloodwork done where my A1C came back at the time as 8.3 – not extremely high but too high in my world. Well that is where Journey with Friends started. Little changes at first – cutting back on food, making better choices, walking more. Nothing happened overnight and there were stumbling blocks, ups and downs but still I continued. Well last week I went for my six month check up and had bloodwork done again. Are you ready for this?  My A1C came back 5.9!  Yay me!!  This makes it all worth it in the long run. I’m so thankful for this change.

So I leave you this week my friends with a question.  What are you thankful for this week?  ❤️

 
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Posted by on November 14, 2016 in Journey with Friends

 

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Texts from Bacon

Yep, me and mom have been at it again.  I thought I was dying.  Really I did.  I heard about this mysterious disease on the television on the afternoon news.  I can’t get sick.  Who would take care of mommy then?  So, I did what I do best.  I sent her a text.  My texts are in grey and mom’s are in blue.  You’ll see.  I thought this was the end.

 
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Posted by on March 15, 2016 in Bacon

 

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Start Spreading the News

 
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Posted by on September 20, 2015 in Bacon

 

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Happy Labor Day!

Journalist Rock the Squirrel here

Keeping my paws on the nuts of the world!

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Today, September 7th is Labor Day.  Labor Day is celebrated every year on the first Monday of September and is a United States federal holiday.  Labor Day celebrates the social and economic contributions of workers.  This day is often associated with parades, food and the end of summer.  Labor Day also marks the beginning of the NFL and college football seasons.  I’ve heard that Bacon and his dad live for this time of year here at the Hotel Thompson – YAY!

So this day, enjoy your cookout.  Enjoy your family.  Celebrate your day and be safe my friends!

 

 
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Posted by on September 7, 2015 in Journalist Rocky the Squirrel

 

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You Have Got to be Kidding Me!

 Oh dear friends.  This is just exactly what this oinker needed to hear upon returning home from camping out in the woods all week at Summer Camp.  This is what nightmares are made out of – I’m just saying!

So there we all were this past Sunday, all camped out in the living room of the Hotel Thompson watching the locals news on Fox 5 based out of Atlanta, Georgia.  This story comes up about – wait for it – a snake.  Shivers to mergatroid.  And not just any snake.  They were talking about a Gaboon Viper.

See, this lady Ms. Lora Brown was riding down the street in her vehicle in Milledgeville, Georgia when she saw something in the road in front of of her.  So she did what any of us would do.  Upon passing it, she stuck her camera out of the car window and took a picture.  Makes sense right?  Ms. Lora Brown said it was because of the unique markings that got her attention.  This photograph is the one that was shown on Fox 5 news of what Ms. Brown took.  First up, awesome markings and I applaud you Ms. Brown for taking a picture instead of creating a speed bump.

Ms. Brown contacted the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to find out what kind of snake this was.  Do you know what she was told?  It is a Gaboon Viper that originates out of South Africa and are not known to exist in the wild here in Georgia.  They are VERY venomous.  What it is doing in Georgia no one knows.  DNR can’t confirm or disprove that it is even here.  They have been out in the woods looking for it and so far have seen no signs of it.  Then again from the looks of this picture it seems that it would be able to blend very easily with the vegetation in the woods.

Thank goodness I saw this AFTER my Summer Camp.  If I had seen it before leaving, there would be no way come heaven or hell that I would be camping out in the woods.  Shivers – this is a SyFy movie in the making!

 

 
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Posted by on August 12, 2015 in Bacon

 

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