squirrels: Hold the Peanuts --- Please! - 06/29/08 10:20 AM
I told my wife, an avid gardner, that I would write this blog. She has a chip on her shoulder about people feeding squirrels. We have a conflict of sorts. She likes to garden and has a green thumb. I like to feed the squirrels. This fellow below I consider to be one of my dependents -- although in all honesty I am still arguing with the IRS about the legality of that deduction, his having four legs and a bushy tail and all.
The big problem the wife has is gardening competition from squirrels. It is not that they eat her … (10 comments)

squirrels: City Wildlife - 04/28/07 11:57 AM
I remember being a kid in grade school, here in Bellingham, nearly 50 years ago. In many ways Bellingham is more sophisticated, and certainly bigger, than it was back then.  While it was more rural, and more rugged, back then, one change that is interesting is the amount of wildlife I see in town. Few wild animals were seen back then, except maybe in the deep woods -- certainly not in the parks or neighborhoods. Perhaps this is an impact from homes having been built in those areas. Even ten years ago, I would see lots of squirrels when I visited Canada, but … (1 comments)

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