Category Archives: squirrels

Either a janitor or a thief, apprehended by dogs

12 November, 2017            Either a janitor or a thief, apprehended by dogs Friday night when I walked Mackey and Turner they bolted off the front porch and stampeded the bushes on the north side of … Continue reading

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Accident anniversary / Singular encounter(s) / and more

9 April, 2017            Accident anniversary / Singular encounter(s) / and more  Some of the pictures of dead squirrels in this post may be offensive. That’s just a heads up. You can skip it if you’re inclined.  … Continue reading

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I’ll have mine on the rocks

5 February, 2017            I’ll have mine on the rocks Mackey and Turner and I were headed toward Pony Pasture on Tuesday (January 31) and were greeted by this sight: I sent a picture to my friend … Continue reading

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My earlier, squirrellier years

18 December, 2016            My earlier, squirrellier years I saw lots of hawks hunting squirrels this week, which made me think of the squirrel hunting I did when I was younger, and that made me think of … Continue reading

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A few thousand words

3 April, 2016            A few thousand words Not really – only about 750. The title is based on the expression “a picture is worth a thousand words.” If you’re in central Virginia and it’s early spring … Continue reading

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We turned our flashlights off after dark

3 January, 2016            We turned our flashlights off after dark Remembering the odd nature of wearing shorts when it snowed called to mind other backwards-ness of my childhood. I’m including a brief blurb about it at … Continue reading

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It was just a coincidence, but still

22 November, 2015                        It was just a coincidence, but still =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*= I began writing the section below this (begins “The low angle of the November sun…”) yesterday. The whole hawk … Continue reading

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