The Missions: San Francisco and San José

Unless the mission is oriented by charity, that is, unless it springs from a profound act of divine love, it risks being reduced to mere philanthropic and social activity...Consequently, being missionaries means loving God with all one's heart, even to the point, if necessary, of dying for him. - Pope Benedict XVI

the saga of the stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous mammals (family Suidae) with thick bristly skin and long flexible snouts, aka these two:

continues. i heard via the grapevine that certain members of the local community were disgruntled with the proximity of the hogs to the rest of the nieghborhood, so in order to avoid any trouble and subsequent legal wrangling that might have ensued, we have moved them to a private, secret location to finish off their growing period. in the end it works out better for them, for they have more room to roam and rut. we'll miss them here at the house though.


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