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Stuff That Drops And Falls

I’m considering wearing a hardhat just to retrieve the mail. Recently, I was crossing the street to check my mailbox for an important letter I was expecting. Halfway there, I saw a blur in front of my face. It was … Continue reading

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Squirrel Appreciation

One of the benefits of having a yard full of trees is that there is always free entertainment from squirrels. The little creatures are the clowns of the rodent family. It’s hard to feel sad when one is watching squirrels. … Continue reading

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Squirrelly

Yesterday morning, I had just driven the ol’ Camry onto the driveway and was about to exit the car when I noticed the creature staring at me from the nearest tree. His stare was something between being threatening and being defensive. … Continue reading

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Squirrels And Me

A miniature, natural freak show exists just outside the window in front of my desk. Every single day, rain or snow or shine, squirrels exhibit their squirrely lifestyle behavior. Most of the time, I notice the activity that takes place … Continue reading

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Squirrel Awareness Month

My neighborhood has so many trees that half of the streets are named after various species of trees. My yard and the neighboring vacant lot have 18 trees, mostly elms. The city property and the riverbank have so many trees, … Continue reading

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Squirrel Appreciation Day

My neighbors like to grumble about squirrels raiding their bird feeders, but their hearts aren’t really cold towards the little rodents.  Those same neighbors place corn and squirrel treats into squirrel feeders on the trees. I’ve long been a fan … Continue reading

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My Yard

Lately, I had been taking my yard for granted.  It was just a place for my house.  I think the heavy layer of elm leaves made me wish to go into denial about the yard.  Whomever, decades ago, planted the … Continue reading

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