Friday, February 17, 2017

All We Need Is Love

Have you had a chance to look at the evening sky this winter?
Have you noticed how bright Venus is in the early evening hours?
It's bigger and brighter than I have ever noticed.


I think it's a sign.
I think Venus (the Goddess of Love) is telling us we need more love.
With the world's turmoil, I am inclined to agree!

And so... in order to spread a little love around
(and believe me we have plenty of it to spread)...
I am dedicating this post to my two special love muffins...
the porcine princesses!


When I was a little girl...
if anyone had asked me what animal I desired more than any...
I would have replied, "A pig!"


If only I had known in those days that someday my dream would actually come true...
I would have wished for nothing else in life and would just have been content in the knowledge
that piggie love would eventually be mine!

And the wonderful thing is...
I can share that piggie love with you!


So here you are....
a little look back at the lives of Ginger and MaryAnn...


It's hard to believe they were ever this small....
the size of a kitten when we brought them home.



Oh my, and then there was Tyler...also small!!


Our sweet Maddie (no longer with us) was the consummate babysitter.


Walking with a leash....with turkeys in tow.

My how they've changed over the years


My two favorite girls!!
Ginger and MaryAnn are 5 years old now....
middle-aged, like me!  (Haha!)


I wish each and every one of you could meet Ginger and MaryAnn...
they truly are a couple of love muffins!

Have a wonderful weekend.
We are supposed to have some warmer weather...
so I suspect we will be spending part of the weekend in the garden
getting ready for the garden make-over.

12 comments:

  1. They are absolutely adorable girls. I would love to have pigs. If ever I get enough land I would have a pair of girls just like yours. Hoping for some nice weather here this weekend in UK - we have lots of garden jobs to be getting on with. Have a lovely weekend.

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  2. Time flys way too fast. What a fun post this was. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. I love all that porky sweetness! So cute.

    Have a wonderful weekend. I hope to get a lot of projects done.

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  4. i just love those two! they deserve all the ritz crackers in the world! have a good weekend....spring is happening!

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  5. Time flies for sure...Too bad we all (well, a lot of us) have to get bigger in time.. Enjoyed the walk down memory lane with Ginger and MaryAnn..That 5 years went very fast..Enjoy the weekend..Maybe I'll do a little out in the garden as well..

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  6. Love Ginger and Mary Ann...makes me want to visit Gillian's Island again! xo Diana

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  7. FIVE YEARS!! It's been five years??.... sheesh.

    They were so adorable as little sprites - such a good home they have with you.

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  8. I'm a sucker for a beautiful underbite like that.

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  9. Thank You for sharing these two beautiful girls. You made me smile, they make me smile.

    Kaye
    Park City, UT

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  10. Beverly,
    What a great post. Yes, we need to spread love all around.
    These two are just the sweetest, and how they have grown.
    It is raining cat's and dog's here. Wishing you a beautiful weekend.
    Tyler looks so tiny in that photo. What a sweetheart.
    blessings,
    Penny

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  11. An American in TokyoFebruary 21, 2017 at 12:46 AM

    They are so cute!
    I didn't know you took them on walks when they were little!
    I guess they don't go for walks anymore since they have their own yard now?

    How long do they live, by the way? 5 years old already!

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