He Rides


Also, the pigs have come.  They are Berkshire/Tamworth, the black one is female, the other are male.  This is what happens when you have two artistic, non-farmers pick out piglets: “Hmmm, I think I like the spotted ones!”  Yup.  That’s us.

Last years’ pigs were named after rappers (Pig Daddy Kane and Piggy Smalls).  Thinking something more Shakespearean this year?  Hamlet Piglet and…. this is where you come in.  Please suggest names for our new merry trio!


  1. Caitlin · April 27, 2011

    Gosh, Scott looks even skinnier in these pictures! And good job on Bob, he must want to ride all the time now.

    No suggestions for names from me, sorry, I’m not up on my Shakespeare. And I’d go Wagnerian if they were mine!

  2. Timothy · April 27, 2011

    In keeping with Shakespeare names, and I’ll let you decide if they’re piggy or not, I just went with P’s:
    – Percy (Richard II and/or Henry IV)
    – “Piglonius” instead of Polonius (Hamlet)
    – Portia (Merchant of Venice)
    – Prospero (The Tempest)
    – Puck (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

  3. Sid · April 27, 2011

    One suggestion because it’s just too cute and easy: Tom Snout (Midsummer Night’s Dream).

  4. Lisa · April 27, 2011

    way to go BOB!!!!! i saw that coming!!!! woohoo!!!

  5. Erika · April 27, 2011

    Good job Bob!

    I can only think of one name for the pigs… Oinkphelia

  6. Andy · April 27, 2011

    Erika wins.

    If the one is Hamlet, I’d name the other two Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.

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  8. laughtrack · April 27, 2011

    Go with rockers. Glenn Hamzig and Henry Hoggins come to mind.

  9. gio · April 27, 2011

    Benepig (from Benedict, much ado about nothing) and Beatrixpig (from Beatrix, girlfriend of said Benedict).

  10. Alex · April 27, 2011

    Awesome riding Bob!

    I like CaliHAM (Caliban from Midsummer Night’s Dream) .. HAM! See what I did there?!

  11. Alex · April 27, 2011

    Actually I should correct myself… Caiban is in the Tempest. Whoops!!

  12. brenda · April 27, 2011

    How about Beatrix Porker or Harry Porker (I just watched the Simpson Movie – again).

  13. Nicolle · April 27, 2011

    You could call the female Lady Porkbeth and the other two, I really liked the idea of Hamlet. Or maybe Hameo? Baconvolio?

  14. M · April 27, 2011

    Oberon. I always loved him!

  15. Nick H · April 27, 2011

    Way to go!! What an amazing thing to capture on film/pixels!!!

  16. Hayley · April 27, 2011

    You MUST congratulate Mr. Bob for me!! Sayer just learned too!! It’s so exciting! Opens up a new world for them doesn’t it? Shakespeare pig names?…….Bottom, Cordelia, and Duncan!!

  17. Hayley · April 27, 2011

    by the way, Bob’s bike looks sick!

  18. k8 · April 27, 2011

    alas horatio i knew him well.

  19. kc · April 27, 2011

    Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia after King Lear’s scheming princesses.

  20. Jovanka · April 27, 2011

    Yay Bob! Can’t wait to meet (eat) the new piggies!

  21. Siobhan · April 27, 2011

    Love these pics of Bob. My dad posted pictures on Facebook of the day he taught me to ride a bike and I definitely wish there had been action shots.

  22. Nicole · April 27, 2011

    Go Bob go!

    How about Piago (Iago from Othello)? Or Porkelius (Cornelius from Hamlet)?

    Or simply Lord Bacon of Ontario?

  23. Venus · April 27, 2011

    Oinkphellia! :)

  24. Venus · April 27, 2011

    Hamlet, Porklonious, and Oinkphellia! :P

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