An Entertaining Little Guy Was Outside My Window......

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An Entertaining Little Guy Was Outside My Window.....

 

I got to my office bright and early Friday so I could check emails and spend a little time on ActiveRain and Facebook before settling in to make some phone calls later in the morning.  Sitting at my desk I have a great view of all that is going on outside.  This busy little squirrel was a lot of fun to watch as he dug for nuts and enjoyed some playtime and breakfast.

 

I took these pictures through a dirty window, and think most of them turned out pretty decent anyway.  Since I had to move the blinds to take pictures, he heard me and seemed nervous at first and would run up the tree, but he seemed to get used to me after a while.  Maybe he will come back and visit next week!

 

 

Squirrel

 

Squirrel

 

Squirrel

 

Squirrel

 

Squirrel

 

 

Courtesy of Ann Allen, e-PRO®, SRES, ASP

205.902.4868

Keller Williams

One Chase Corporation Drive, Suite 150

Hoover, AL  35244

 

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Sara Woolford & Steve Golson, ALHS
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Hi Ann-

Your furry little friend is darling. I love to watch the squirrels run up and down the trees! Thanks for sharing your snaps.

--Sara in San Antonio

Jan 23, 2010 09:36 AM #1
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Steve Merson 512 412 1621
Keller Williams Realty - Austin, TX
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Hi Ann,

Yes, he certainly is a cute little guy!  LOL

Steve

Jan 23, 2010 09:46 AM #2
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Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
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Hi Ann-Squirrels are fun to watch and they can jump amazing distances and most of the time they land on the intended target. They are VERY smart critters. They are definitely a critter that knows how to survive. Hope you have had a great week. I worked 60 hours this week at my second job so I haven't been in the rain hardly at all and tomorrow is my first day off since the 15th. Lots of supplies coming in for the non-profit organization that we are sending to Haiti. Have a great Sunday. <SMILE>

Jan 23, 2010 11:08 AM #3
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Thom Abbott
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Midtown Atlanta GA Condos For Sale

Oh yeah. Real cute things they are. Till they become destructive.

I have my classic car (which I currently can't afford to fix and is not running) parked in my driveway with a car cover over it. And EXPENSIVE car cover, I might add.

One corner of it has started to deteoriate and come apart. NOT...the fricking squirrels are chewing it up! Yes! I sprayed bug spray around it, and will have to keep an eye on it.

Now they are not so cute!

Jan 23, 2010 11:54 AM #4
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Rita Minion
O'Brien Realty - Solomons, MD

Hi Ann,

They are entertaining!!  Thanks for sharing the photos of your entertaining little guy!  Have a great Sunday!

Rita

 

Jan 23, 2010 12:09 PM #5
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Mary Douglas
United Country Ponderosa Realty, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado - Red Feather Lakes, CO
REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

Hi Ann, It's fun to look out the window and see little critters or birds --- for those moments that we watch them something great happens, we smile and relax!!  I think your little guy is very entertaining and I especially like the second shot!

Jan 23, 2010 12:23 PM #6
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Kelly Willey
Coco Plum Real Estate, Kelly Willey, FLORIDA KEYS - Marathon, FL
Florida Keys Luxury Sales, Marathon, Key Colony

Ann: Cute little fellow he was definitely posing for you...Kelly

Jan 23, 2010 01:07 PM #7
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John Cannata
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Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance

Ann, those are good action shots. I wouldnt have been able to tell that it was through the window on most of them. Its fun to watch squirrels. They alwasy seem very busy.

Jan 23, 2010 03:12 PM #8
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Cherise Selley
Selley Group Real Estate, LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Realtor

Ann...From my back yard, I get the opportunity to watch squirrels, rabbit, deer and others every morning...Cherise

Jan 24, 2010 01:54 AM #9
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Laura Giannotta
Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore - Little Egg Harbor, NJ
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Cute pictures...the little guy look like he's actually posing in some of them!

Jan 24, 2010 02:18 AM #10
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Debbie Hutchins
Birmingham, AL

Oh....Isn't he just the cutest thing!  I am sure he is happy that the weather has warmed up a bit.  I wonder what our Alabama squirrels do when the temperatures drop so much lower than what they are use to. 

Jan 24, 2010 12:33 PM #11
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Richard T. Dolbeare
Keller Williams Realty Maui - Kahului, HI
R(B), ABR, CRS...Hawaii Multi-Island Specialist

Good for him, he set aside reserves to keep him going when times got tough.  Hmmm, is there a message there?

Jan 24, 2010 03:26 PM #12
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Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
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Ann, for the LIFE of me I can't understand why I think squirrels are so cute.  They are Rodents and I'm terrified of mice but when I see a squirrel I always stop to watch it!  Loved the photos, it looks like he was having a fun day :)

Jan 25, 2010 09:06 AM #13
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Carol Smith
Casmi Photography - Mebane, NC

He likes you, Ann!  He obviously has good taste in humans!  ;)

Jan 25, 2010 01:06 PM #14
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Debbie Walsh
Shahar Management - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036

Ann what great pictures!  He is so cute!  Maybe you can leave him a little treat outside and he will come back on a regular basis.

Jan 26, 2010 11:16 AM #15
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Ann Hayden
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri - Chesterfield, MO
SelectAnn.com

Ann,

He is really cute....  Until he chews through the screen to eat the bread you just made.

Ann Hayden in Wildwood, MO

Jan 26, 2010 12:39 PM #16
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Jim Frimmer
HomeSmart Realty West - San Diego, CA
Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist

You didn't have any acorns to give that little fellow? As if I'm always walking around with a pocket full of acorns.... LOL

Jan 27, 2010 12:38 PM #18
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Elizabeth Cooper-Golden
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Huntsville AL MLS

Ann, How cute!  I'd love to have your view.  My house in Nashville was on a wooded lot and I would sit for hours and watch the squirrels play.  Are you going to Retech South or REBAR camp in Nashville?  

Jan 30, 2010 11:23 AM #19
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Ann Allen Hoover
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Elizabeth - I am planning on going to both of these......they are on my calendar!

Jan 30, 2010 11:41 AM #20
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Beena Shah
Keller Williams Realty-Hoover - Birmingham, AL

That is cute. I miss sharing that view with you.... Now Ann shouldn't you be making calls instead of watching what's outside your window? smile!!!

Feb 05, 2010 10:23 AM #21
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