Tag Archives: squirrels

. . . desperate. . .

Easter morning dawned more in sad reflection than in a glorious celebration.  Lately there have been too many ‘why’ questions,  too many reasons to give up. How painless it would be to surrender to the hurts of life. There has … Continue reading

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time for the climb? . . .

Oh, to be as persistent as a squirrel. You know, they have no idea that they can’t.  They try and try–everyday, twenty times a day.  These long tailed rodents have never listened to anyone telling them it is impossible to raid the feeder on … Continue reading

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Trapped–for a time . . .

Bang–the metal door snapped shut. I felt as guilty as an accomplice in a terrible crime. The squirrels had become a nuisance in the yard and gardens; now that they seemed to have lost their fear of the trap, we … Continue reading

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A taste of squirrel . . .

“One bite at a time. That’s how you eat an elephant.” That was my ready reply when my college aged kids began moaning and groaning over a comprehensive class syllabus at each new semester. But they didn’t even like elephant. … Continue reading

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