Tag Archives: Critters

Sunday Morning Buffaloes

Ever experience that magical event that occurs when you place a yard sale sign in front of your house?  The sign seems to act like a homing beacon of sorts, emitting some kind of bargain hunter attractant and suddenly, ten … Continue reading

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Farewell to Soapy

Most of our Sunday had come and gone.  It was a leisurely one for a change, the way God intended it, our day of rest.  We had attended church that morning, come home and had a simple lunch, and then … Continue reading

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Nuts!

The squirrels have been busy around our place, although I don’t actually recall an actual sighting of one recently.  If I were guessing, they probably spend a good bit of their time at some nearby creek or other water source … Continue reading

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Another Two-Snake Saturday

Naptime has settled all over this place.  Our last napper, Olivia, is about half-way into her afternoon siesta.  If the other little noisemakers around the house can maintain a near silent atmosphere in our home for the next hour than … Continue reading

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Possum Stew

Ahh, a three day weekend, a grand opportunity to enjoy an extra day away from work to do…whatever.  The exodus had begun as the masses of people lined up with their boats and campers to head out of town for … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Coon

There are seven days in a week, which equals out to 168 hours.  It was the last day of vacation, and only about five hours remained of the original 168 we’d planned to be gone until we would pass back through … Continue reading

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Empty Nest Syndrome

As hard as I try, I don’t recollect ever having met a man that had empty nest syndrome.  In fact, I think it’s ingrained in men to nudge the “chicks” to the edge of the nest and give them the … Continue reading

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The Wild Cherry Tree

A couple of years ago, when we began clearing the lot that we currently live on, I went through the lot chopping, cutting, and burning down trees.  My first goal was to remove all of the dead brush to get … Continue reading

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Burritos and Frog Food

No one else has stirred yet.  I’ve been in my element for some time now, those early morning hours when things are quiet, when whatever noise that is being made in the house is caused by me.  I keep it … Continue reading

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Blood Suckers and Rock Crabs

I used to fret a lot about things that are out of my control.  Now I don’t fret so much about those things but have migrated on to a new list of concerns, a list which is constantly changing.  It’s funny … Continue reading

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