Travels with Bone

My friend Curt over at Wandering Through Time and Place introduced me to his friend Bone, the bone, last year. He was telling Bone about my place, and when Bone talked to Curt about a visit, a plan was quickly put into action. He put on his favourite leather vest and came up to northern […]

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Tips for Men

EIGHT TIPS for men uploading photos for your online dating profile: Do not make the one where you’re holding the fish your main profile photo. Or the other one where you’re holding a fish. It is obvious which photos were taken in the 1990s. We don’t need those. Please upload photos of yourself. The photos […]

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Fowl

The Chicken Hussies, I’ve been calling them. They are saucy and misbehaved. They are rarely┬áhome, running around the neighborhood bringing dishonor upon this house. They don’t come when I call them and I dont know where they are half the time. When they do show up, they run to me at first with joy of […]

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Squirrel Proof?

I’m not sure this pole is as squirrel-proof as the company who sold it to me believes it to be. However, I added some olive oil, and that was more effective. P.S. Don’t you just love the symphony of bird voices I get to hear while I work from home?

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Squirrel Whisperer

Quick note┬átoday. I just managed to snap this photo and wanted to show it to you. The squirrels and I have a complex relationship of both attraction and conflict. I’ve trained two of them to eat from my hand: Peanut, the fat red one. And Mushroom, the silver and white one. They are both males, […]

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Bird Cache

I should have been focusing on my work, I know. But sometimes it’s much more interesting to gaze through the window at the backyard. One of the ubiquitous Western Scrub-Jays was digging with its beak. He must have been hitting a small rock in the soil, because it went “tink, tink, tink,” as the bird […]

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