Went to Santa Barbara Island the last three days. Got back last night around 9. Santa Barbara was the first Channel Island I went to in 1999. It was time to say hello to the island again. I took some … Continue reading
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I’m still exploring this issue. Honestly, it’s not one of those times in which I’m making some kind of story or series of posts lead towards an already decided position. I’m not starting with an answer and working up to … Continue reading
Squeaky maintains much of the character of a wild eastern gray squirrel. She hides nuts throughout Saites’ apartment and “chatters” when she feels threatened. She climbs and jumps from furniture and cracks open nuts with her front teeth. But her … Continue reading
Beneath the surface lurks tunnels and trails Unseen by most, untraveled except by the adept On occasion, we can see what lies beneath When the dirt is pushed out and the hidden becomes exposed Sometimes slow, barely revealed; sometimes fast, … Continue reading
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Spring has arrived, and that means the wee birds and beasts are quite active. Some days more than others. Last week while sitting outside there were 4 chipmunks gamboling about the yard, and the deck, and all about, chasing each … Continue reading
San Bernardino Flying Squirrel out on a rainy, stormy evening feasting on sunflower seeds outside my bedroom.