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Squirreling Around

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise

I have to give credit my oldest son for being quick on the draw for this one.  Taken with his galaxy tab 10.1, this squirrel gave us all the surprise early one morning.  Jumping from the tree to the screen of a second floor window, this squirrel provided quite the entertainment.  Perplexed on what to do next, he didn’t seem phased that there were people on the other side of the window. 🙂

We are not sure if he made it back to the tree or not.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons #3 Or is it??

For my third and final post for the Changing Seasons Challenge is typical for my area.  Often time I joke that Mother Nature gets confused when it comes to the weather.  It is December, and despite the leaves falling on the ground and the squirrels preparing for winter, however, nature decides to give us unseasonably warm weather.  We have hit the 70s several time in the past week with more to come.  As a result, we have “new growth” on several plants outside.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

I love the Challenge this week. “Changing Seasons” can mean so many things. My first entry what I consider the first sign of the changing season from fall to winter. The squirrels feverishly working to prepare for their hibernation. For the past month they have been burying their acorns, and often stopping for a quick “snack”. They have been fattening up. This is a picture of one perched on a branch, snacking on an acorn. Enjoy!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections #2

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Drove by a nearby pond, and the reflections were really great with the trees and the clouds.