Tag Archives: squirrel

Invaders

23 Feb

The goats seemed to think they were just enjoying their pasture.

Someone else seems to think the goats were invading his space.

Squirrel checking out the goats

Most of the goats ignored him.

Bubbles thought he might be worth checking out.

Bubbles (the squirrel’s tail is on the other side of the rock)

Of course, he was gone by the time she could think about getting close.

Birds and Blooms

22 May

Walking in the pasture, I get to see lots of birds.

The barn swallows are back!

I have one surviving bluebell in my yard!

I am surprised at how many of the kingbirds I’ve seen.

My lilacs are blooming.

I also have just a few lily-of-the-valleys.  I thought my old dog (Stella) had destroyed all of my flowers.

The robin is still on her nest,but it’s getting harder to see her as the leaves come on the oak tree.

The wild plum trees in pasture had pretty blooms. They weren’t tinged by frost like the tree in my yard.

This is a funny bird, but I do like the squirrels too.

I think I must have been near the wren’s nest because she was not happy with me.

I do enjoy seeing them all.

Guard Dog

16 Mar

Sky is growing into a beautiful German Shepherd.

Sky

He’s become quite protective of the farm.  Any tiny noise he hears, and he’s at the window giving a low warning growl.  I am constantly letting him out of the house to protect us from…

wild turkeys, cats, deer, squirrels, and every other manner of horrible dangerous critter.

I just wish he’d quit killing squirrels.

I cannot convince him that squirrels are our friends.  Sigh…