Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy Playtime.

Twiggy is playing by herself today. Lucy is fine but is sleeping and needs her rest. We didn’t want to wake her just for photos.

“Why so glum, chum?”

“Having to play alone is a challenge.”

“You know Lucy needs her rest.”

“I know she needs her rest, but still, it’s more fun with her.”

“Well, you can make due. How about playing with Piggy? She’s new.”

“Yeah, well, we were playing, and all of a sudden, Piggy decided to nap too.”

“Wake her up. She doesn’t need beauty rest.”

You are pretty funny, Dad. She isn’t really asleep. I just got tired of playing with her. So I think I’ll get chuck-it.”

“Now that’s a good idea. You can chase Chuck-it around the house.”

“Humm. All of a sudden, Piggy seems like a better idea.”

“Why? You love to chase Chuck-it.”

I think it might wake Lucy.”

“Aren’t you sweet?”

“Mmmft. tay wizeit parfet.”

“What?”

“Sorry, I said I need to move it to the carpet.”

“Oh. Hard to understand when it’s in your mouth.”

“Yeah. Now that it’s here. I’m not so sure.”

“Well, you’ll have to make a choice. Want me to throw one of them?”

“Hey, that would be great. Toss Piggy, and I’ll fetch her.”

“Happy now?”

“Oh yes. Keep tossing her.”

“Wait a minute, I didn’t sign up for that.”

“But you’ll do it, right?”

“Yeah, of course.”

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  1. Awe, bless little Twiggy. So sweet she doesn’t want to wake up Lucy. Lia is not so considerate. Give them both a snuggle from me. xo

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    1. Thank you, Darlene. They appreciate that for sure.

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  2. So many toys to choose from. That’s living the life.

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    1. Next life I want to come back as a dog in this house.

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    1. Thank you, Holly. 🌹

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  3. Daisy sends her love to Lucy, John.

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    1. Thank you, Steve. She appreciates the love.

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  4. Appears that Twiggy had some bundled-up energy that she didn’t want to expend. Oh well, at least she’s sensitive to Lucy’s rest time.

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    1. So true. Thanks, Frank.

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  5. Cute, John.

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    1. Thank you, GP. 😊

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  6. Of course! ❀

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    1. Indeed. 😊

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  7. Seems like she needs a playmate. Tag, you’re it.

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    1. I’m definitely the playmate these days.

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  8. Twiggy is so thoughtful and considerate of Lucy’s needs. ❀ However, I have a feeling you'll be playing toss for a while!

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    1. It is an unending game. Thanks, Joan.

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  9. Lucy’s illness must be tough on Twiggy. You’re a good dad to play toss Piggy with her.

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    1. She does show signs of being needy when Lucy can’t play.

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  10. Bond’s idea of fetch is I throw it, he walks over and sniffs it, then I’m supposed to go get it and start all over. Maybe Twiggy should explain the rules to him.

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    1. Ha ha ha. I think Bond might have the right idea.

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  11. So sweet of Twiggy to let Lucy rest. But you know once you’ve started a game of fetch-it, there’s no stopping until one or the other of you gets exhausted! Hugs to Lucy and Twiggy and some good ear scritches.

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    1. They enjoy them Noelle. Thank you.

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      1. I Take it that Lucy is wearing down. I’ve her my love.

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      2. Yes she is. Thanks, Noelle.

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      3. I’m sorry to hear that – she is a big place in my heart.

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      4. Each day is a blessing. She is happy. Thanks for that place in your heart. 😁

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      5. That brought some tears!

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  12. That disappointed face is too much. Nice of you to play with Twiggy while Lucy rests. πŸ₯°

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    1. Thank you, Maggie. 😁

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  13. Aw, Twiggy, you are too cute. Nice of John to throw Piggy for you.

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    1. Fetch and tuggy are her favorites. Thanks, Vera.

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  14. Of course you’ll keep playing. That’s what loving parents (of humans or pets) do. Give the girls ear scratches from me. (Lucy’s will keep until she’s awake.)

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    1. Thank you, Staci. Lucy and Twiggy both got theirs

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  15. Twiggy is such a sweetheart, and wise beyond her years.

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    1. I agree, Marc. Thanks

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  16. Twiggy is such a thoughtful little sister. xo

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    1. Thank you, Jill. 😊

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  17. Awww, that was great Boss. I hope Lucy feels better soon so Twiggy and she can get up to their old antics a bit longer.

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    1. Was my fault. I missed the morning window and then it was clear Twiggy had to go solo. Thanks, Deborah.

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  18. Twiggy is such a good sport. So glad Lucy was only sleeping. I dread the post when she isn’t there with Twiggy anymore. My heart goes out to you all.

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    1. Since Lucy is still mentally with it we dread the same, Jan. Thanks.

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  19. Good job at being her playmate, John. Say hello to the girls for me.

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    1. Will do, Tim. Thanks.

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  20. On my bark, get set, toss Piggy…πŸ˜‚

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    1. 😁 You captured the moment perfectly.

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  21. janesturgeoncelebrant · · Reply

    Ahh, Twiggy, you are thoughtful to let Lucy have a nap. Much love to you and your girls, John. Xx πŸ’—

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    1. Love back to you, Jane. ❀️

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  22. She looks so sad. It’s hard when your friend is not up to a game of Wildbeest. But the day is young, and we all know how quickly a nap can change a girl. πŸ™‚

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    1. So true. She will be ready for action today.

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  23. Awww… good thing she has Dad to play with. And she is growing up and maturing when she can understand Lucy needing her rest. Sending extra hugs to you all.

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    1. Thank you, Dale. Always good to get extra hugs. πŸ€—

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      1. πŸ€—

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  24. Such a good dad — playing with Twiggy so Lucy can sleep. 😊 Lots of smiles today, John.

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    1. Thank you, Gwen. Twiggy and I have our playtime every day.

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  25. I don’t know if Piggy was fully-awake when the tossing started, but I’m sure Piggy appreciated being the center of Twiggy’s universe for awhile. 🐷

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    1. Piggy loved to be the center of attention for sure. Thanks, Bruce.

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  26. LOL, there’s always more to play than humans sign up for.
    Daphne has invented Sling the Ring. She slides a plastic bottle/jug ring under the door and waits for me to sling it back. She’s also taught it to Velma, although they don’t play it against one another — they both play against me. The trouble is, the door in question is to the bathroom, immediately beside the toilet. There is absolutely NO going to the toilet in peace for the human.
    Hugs to all of you. ❀

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    1. The game sounds like it might be fun for them and not so much for you. 😁

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  27. I sense a lengthy bout of piggy-tossing, John. πŸ™‚

    I love that Twiggy is so thoughtful of Lucy. That third picture up from the bottom is so cute it makes my heart ache!

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    1. Thank you, Mae. Somtimes Twiggy hits the cute button for sure. 😊

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  28. What is wrong with Lucy, if I may ask? Poor Twigs. She really probably doesn’t understand why she is stuck playing with Dad. She’s such a cutie though.

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    1. Lucy has terminal cancer. She is eating well and still has her facilities but the prognosis is not good. One day at a time.

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      1. Oh John. I am so sorry. She’s such a sweetheart I can see. That is sad for you and your family, including the Twigs. Poor Lucy. I am glad she can sleep.

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      2. We are glad that she can sleep too. She has no pain so that is a good thing. Thanks, Luanne,

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      3. Yes it is good.

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  29. D.L. Finn, Author · · Reply

    Nothing like a good game of chase!

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    1. Yes it is fun for them.

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  30. They are sooo good at getting us to play with them, however much we’ve got to do, huh? Awfully good of Twiggy to understand her Big Sis needs to rest more these days. Hope Lucy is doing well!

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    1. She is a little slower but still hanging in there.

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  31. You are so well trained!

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    1. I know right?

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  32. Awww… you’re the best Dad. And Twiggy really cares that Lucy gets her rest.

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    1. She does. Thanks, Jennie. 😁

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      1. I’m so glad. You’re welcome, John.

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  33. So sweet not to wake Lucy. Our fur friends can certainly sense when one is under the weather. You are good to step in to play a bit and get a new toy.

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    1. Yes. Piggy is a new toy. Thanks for the kind words, Jo.

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  34. You know you’ll keep throwing it, John. That’s your job. They love getting a new toy (let’s not count) to add to the basket. Sending hugs for Lucy and everyone who cares for her, including Twiggy.

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    1. Lucy loves the hugs. Thanks, Dan. A new toy is always welcome.

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  35. Oh, Piggy is a new Resort star! She is so pretty! Twiggy seems to be dull without Lucy as no human can exchange a dog in her activities. Thank you for the report. dear John! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ 🍀🍀🍀🍻

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    1. Piggy is a new member of the resort staff. Yes a human is no substitute for Lucy

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  36. I needed to stop by and see what’s up with Twiggy. It’s hard when your playpal has to rest. Thank goodness Dad’s a sucker for playing toss. πŸ™‚

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  38. Twiggy, I just want you to know that you are a total doll not wanting to wake up Lucy.
    I think you made the right choice in the end. The “Piggy Toss” is the latest rave, and will help keep dad in shape. You’ll have fun playing it for hours and hours!
    πŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚

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    1. I like that piggy emoji for sure. πŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚ 😁

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      1. It’s all in the nose!
        OπŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚πŸ·πŸ‚X

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      2. Or the tail. OX OX OX OX

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      3. The tale!
        Yes, the pigs’ story is one unbridled passion!
        OinkX OinkX OinkX OinkX
        (an ox with tattoos?)

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      4. Love the OX with Tattoos. You are so clever with these, Resa.
        🐷inkX 🐷inkX 🐷inkX 🐷inkX

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      5. You’re not too bad yourself.
        So, let’s see… 🐷inkX = OinkX
        Seems we are on the same πŸ‚!

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      6. πŸ‚ πŸ‚ πŸ‚ πŸ‚

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      7. πŸ‚ πŸ‚ πŸ‚ πŸ‚
        Nice to get back to basics.

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      8. Yes it is. πŸ‚

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  39. Hi John, you are a very good dad to throw Piggy for Twiggy. I hope Lucy is doing as well as is possible.

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    1. Lucy is doing fine. She enjoys her food and treats. Getting around is harder but she is very happy.

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      1. I am happy to know that, John. Hugs

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  40. I feel for her…You present it very nicely.

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    1. Thanks, Ankur.

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