A Really Big Turkey

The Halloween decorations have come down, but a really big turkey now sits at one corner. Roscoe finds him quite curious.

Wondering how tasty this turkey might be - really big turkey
Wondering how tasty this turkey might be

Our neighborhood is quite big into decorating, so we were disappointed when the Halloween season was over. To our surprise, some neighbors don’t wait for Christmas. They decorate for Thanksgiving! Roscoe had a very close inspection of this really big turkey, but then Hu-Dad’s imagination took over (as it so often does). He envisioned Roscoe nibbling to see if the turkey was tasty, but puncturing it with a tooth. The balloon would shoot up in the air, farting away, with Roscoe dangling below. Yes, our Hu-Dad is just a little weird like that.


  1. Huskatraz 7 on November 7, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    What a turkey Roscoe!…

  2. chris on November 7, 2021 at 12:21 pm

    The stores have so many cool blow ups like that for the holidays but where we live in the country, it is too windy and nothing stays anchored down so we just oh and ahh and other people’s decorations.

  3. Juno's mom on November 7, 2021 at 9:56 am

    One Christmas, Juno and I drove by a house where among other things, was a giant dog. She stared at it out the window for the longest time. I wondered how her brain processed the thing, familiar, but too big to be real and it didn’t move or bark. Roscoe kinda has that same ‘what the heck’ look.

  4. Debbie & Miss Ruby on November 7, 2021 at 9:10 am

    My old Willie loved to look at decorations, Miss Ruby could care less. No attacking the turkey Roscoe, Hu-Dad would have to replace it.

  5. Jean Burkhardt on November 7, 2021 at 7:14 am

    I really HOPE Roscoe doesn’t decide to take a BITE out that turkey-lol

    Quite a long time ago I was walking our Dobie mix Patty and someone in the neighborhood had a Santa similar to this BUT it popped out of the chimney when someone walked by. Our poor girl puled mw DOWN the street NOT liking it AT ALL! I’m glad Roscoe doesn’t seemed to be fazed by the turkey at all.

    • The Thundering Herd on November 7, 2021 at 10:35 am

      Landon would be the one freaked out if something moved. He doesn’t care much for decorations. Roscoe is always curious.

    • Anderson, Charlotte Dooley on November 9, 2021 at 3:01 am

      Your sense of humor is similar to my late husband’s. Every time we passed a blow up he imagined shooting it & watching it zooming into the sky!

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