Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Squirrel Guard

A few feet from my office window is this tree.  An older, fatter squirrel used to pause here each morning and watch me work.  This squirrel may well be the offspring of that fatter one.  All the squirrels in the yard seem busier than usual today, gathering the hickory nuts that fell in last night's storm. Up and down the trees they go, up and down.  Only this one pauses to watch me.

1 comment:

  1. How keenly observant of you to notice the relative body mass of squirrels. I wonder what the increased activity level is about. Perhaps it's like that after any storm and you're just noticing it more acutely today. But perhaps it is a foreshadowing of things to come. And is this one watching you work or is it simply a "peeking squirrel"?