Douglas Squirrel- Take Out

Douglas Squirrel- on the way back to the woods with dinner. Douglas Squirrel with a big helping of pinecone! Douglas Squirrel- that's quite a mouthful! Didn't slow him down at all.

Rabbit, Rabbit, Rabbit- promise!

"Rabbit rabbit rabbit" is a superstition found in Britain and North America wherein a person says or repeats the words "rabbit", "rabbits" and/or "white rabbits" aloud upon waking on the first day of a month, to ensure good luck for the rest of it. Wikipedia We started this morning! My husband and I plan to do... Continue Reading →

Squirrel Appreciation Day

Scurrying up tree trunks. Scampering gingerly about the yard. Chasing each other with carefree abandon. Barking with conviction when sounding out warning. I appreciate the entertainment and liveliness that squirrels bring to the outdoors. However, I also appreciate their tough persistence in the face of hardships when injured.     Every now and then, we... Continue Reading →

A Window with a View | Wildlife Portals

We live in a growing community. Look out any window in our suburban home and you wouldn't know it though. Each room has "a window with a view."  Each window provides a unique portal to nature. We are surrounded by welcoming places for wildlife. To the front- views of a wetland. To the side- views... Continue Reading →

A Face in the Crowd | Urban Coyote

Surroundings are deceiving. Although the face of this coyote appears to be in the wild. His approach is wary. Coyote... face in a crowd of suburban homes nestled around a wetland refuge. Weekly Photo Challenge: 02-21-18 "A Face in the Crowd"

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