In between snacks, meals, and pots of tea, we’re enjoying the antics of these guys. Dad has 2 bird feeders, strategically placed to feed the birds, not the squirrels. One day they’ll figure it out, I’m sure, but for now they pace on the railing, and occasionally try to climb. But mostly, they stare at the house and scold us savagely with their frustrations and opinions on the matter.
In retribution, I smile sweetly, while nibbling on homemade hazelnut toffee. 😉
Not much goes on in the mind of a squirrel. Huge portions of what is loosely termed “the squirrel brain” are given over to one thought: food.
The average squirrel cogitation goes something like this: I wonder what there is to eat.Kate DiCamillo, Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Love the Giver more than the gift.Brigham Young
I received an early Christmas gift on a blizzard-y day. The house smelled of yeast and spices, and as I was kneading rum-soaked fruit into my Christmas stollen, I had 2 visitors…
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.W.T. Ellis
Night is brushed aside like so much cobweb. The day is wound up and begins even before the last haunted dreams, the last of the fog, those spectral and evanescent residues, have faded away.Gregory Maguire, After Alice
Reaching my goal doesn’t prove what I’m made of. Not quitting when I get discouraged along the way, does.
On the first Wednesday of a month, Cee Neuner’s Mid-Week Madness Challenge is a macro photo. Her only stipulation is “please don’t give me bugs every week”. I’ve shared flowers and other things, but not usually bugs. I tend to give them a wide berth. But I was enthralled with this little lady who didn’t let her size discourage her from reaching her goal.
Perseverance is the secret of all triumphs.Victor Hugo