Category Archives: Animal

I Don’t Want Your Squirrels

Really – I don’t want your squirrels. They are your problem. If you don’t want them at your place, why do you think I want them at mine? Do you think you are being humane by transporting them out to the country to release them? Well, you aren’t. You’ve just signed their death certificate, but […]
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Cabo San Lucas – Donkey and Pancho – Boats and Sea Lions

We were in Mexico last week – specifically Los Cabos, which is a municipality on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, in the state of Baja California Sur. Though we spent most of our time in San Jose del Cabo, the Cabo San Lucas Marina was the scene of the most excitement – […]
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Bobcats and Cottontail Rabbits in Arizona

Hallo, Rabbit,” he said, “is that you?” “Let’s pretend it isn’t,” said Rabbit, “and see what happens.” ― A.A. Milne – Please tell me you did not just say, “Here Kitty Kitty…” Any wildlife visitors in your yard lately?

Birds, Bees and Squirrels – Dinnertime in the Desert

Dinnertime – does it mean lunch to you, or is it supper? An American Kestrel with a Fresh Protein Bar A Bumblebee at the ‘Pollen Bar’ A Harris Ground Squirrel with ‘Spiked Golden Barrel Fruit’ This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is – Dinnertime

Pets – The World According to Cats

Anybody can herd cattle, but holding together ten thousand half-wild shorthairs – well, that’s another thing altogether. – EDS Commercial – Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose. – Garrison Keillor – Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I […]
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Pets – The World According to Dogs

Have you read ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain‘ by Garth Stein? Garth’s website explains the story: “Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words […]
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When the Deer Move Into my Alberta Yard

We spent part of our winter in the sunny south. We returned to our Alberta home yesterday and were met with the carnage that happens when white-tailed deer move into a yard. I beg your pardon, But I am eating up your garden. – The White-tailed Deer – They had eaten all the tulip and […]
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The Ultimate Cold Water Wash – Samsung EcoBubble

The Samsung EcoBubble Washing Machine and a Canadian Brown Bear – watch what happens when the two meet on a frozen lake in British Columbia, Canada… Yes, I know you are thinking the same thing I am – just what kind of detergent are they using?!? Now they show you how detergents take out bloodstains, […]
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As the Crow Flies, so Goes the Pink Ball

If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. – Jack Lemon – They call it ‘One Tough Nine’. It is the Golf Course my friends and I play once a week when the weather allows. Three large ponds bring water into play on seven of the nine […]
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Moose Tracks in my Alberta Yard

This past winter a new set of tracks appeared on the edge of our woods – Moose. These tracks were made by several moose, likely travelling together. Exciting, but moose can be very dangerous during certain times of the year. One of them has already challenged a car on the road out front, I hear. […]
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