Wednesday, September 17, 2008

I've been a little busy

I've been missing in action the last couple days.

Let me tell you a little story as to why I haven't been around.

Our pastor has a pig puppet. He occasionally uses it as a prop during his sermons. In the past, there has been an ongoing game when his pig shows up at church. Invariably, the pig disappears. Eventually, he is returned and the game is temporarily suspended.

Pastor brought his puppet to church a couple weeks ago. He propped him up on the music stand and talked about the pig staring at people, then proceeded with his sermon. There was never any further discussion about the pig, nor any tie-in with the sermon.

Doesn't that just scream "Hey, everybody! You need to kidnap my pig again"?

All righty, can do.

One particularly daring young person, who will remain unnamed, was gutsy enough to snatch the puppet during the closing prayer of the second service.

The pig has since been having fun and he...well, a ghost author...has been blogging about his adventures. It has been taking up my, er, the ghost author's time, I'm afraid.

He accompanied us to our homeschool co-op day where we got some great pictures of him. The pastor, of course, doesn't recognize these settings because we travel a distance to take part in our group.

So, nothing exciting is going on here at the barn but we're spending a lot of time giggling over this pig and his escapades. We'll see how long it takes for the ghost author to be revealed and the pig to be returned to his boring existence sitting on a bookshelf.

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  1. Earl and i had a good laugh over this the other night. Have you sent a link to the pig blog to the pastor? How else can he enjoy this?

  2. I didn't send him a link directly. Instead, the pig sent out emails with a link to various members of the congregation.

    Word quickly got back to him although, like the old telephone game, it was distorted. He thought a dear lady from church had sent him a ransom email. lol Instead, she had forwarded the link to him and added a funny comment.

    I'm so glad my friend is the secretary so I can hear his reactions.


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