Squirrel Whisperer

Quick note today. 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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