Cartoon Characters and Cheese Corn

thats-all-folks-cla-ssic-daffy-comando-1943-amb-porky-2_lPage 240 My Cowboy Knight, My Boaz

“One night, Jim was lying in bed with his belly hanging out and stoutly pronounced that he was “Porky Pig.” I could have fallen off the bed if not for hanging on to him for rescue, for my resulting laughter was so powerful that it could have pulled me to the floor. I then entitled myself “Petunia.” “Porky Pig” and “Petunia” laughed all the way home to Rocky Ford.

In Chicago on the way back, we treated ourselves to a scrumptious bag of warm, cheddar cheese popcorn and devoured it in quick time before boarding our connecting flight.cheese-popcorn-early-american-popcorn_l






Once seated on the plane, I looked over at Porky and discovered he had cheese all over his nose. I started laughing hysterically. People around us were looking at me, but I didn’t know what to say or do. I selfishly wanted to not tell him so I could laugh some more, and I’m not proud of that, but I eventually said, “Porky, you have cheese all over your nose.”

He wiped it off and laughed about it. We had a great trip home. We called each other Porky or Petunia or _________ for several weeks. What a blissful thing this was–to have a best friend as a husband and to laugh at and with each other. What a love trip.”

Porky Pig

Where did this happen, why were we there and what other fictitious character showed up?

Chapter Twelve My Cowboy Knight, My Boaz

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