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" 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 →
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 →
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 →
2019 was the first year I didn't need to travel to an Oregon State Park to watch the playful and perky antics of one of my favorite rodents- the Douglas Tree Squirrel. One day, a brave soul appeared very unexpectedly when it ventured out of the neighboring woods. He scrambled down a large Ash tree...... Continue Reading →