Tag Archives: rabbits

Bemused and Befuddled

Preoccupied, I meandered the gardens. Whoa!  Watch my step!  Soundlessly, the garden snake slithered from side to side. Another surprise awaited in a flowerpot and startled me.  A leopard minding its own business and napping.  Lots of squirrels out and … Continue reading

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Far From the Hullabaloo

Stop the feud!  Time to get along! The English sparrows have sparred for days over whose bird house is theirs.  A big fat sparrow clung to a stick which came from inside the house.  He tried to lay claim. The … Continue reading

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A Neighborhood Stroll

  Neighbors stroll by as they walk their dogs: all sizes, colors and shapes. Not as often we observe a cat on a leash. Sitting in his favorite front porch rocking chair, my husband muses that we have our own … Continue reading

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What’s Out Your Window?

Oh dear, oh my! Look out the window! A visitor I spy! Tricks to my eye? Oh dear, oh my! It’s just too funny! We have company! Out the window -ho, ho! Oh dear, oh my! The dogs skitter at … Continue reading

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Mr. Rabbit Pays a Visit

  In the garden corner, perches on hind legs; unmoving, watchful – what a find! Husband on front porch, phone now inclined, quietly takes photo unassigned. Poised to hop at slightest noise or movement; proves it can be sly; rabbit … Continue reading

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Witty Winter

  Bring It On! Out the window I observe large white snowflakes cascading silently, covering the lawn. A vast white blanket. Early visitors scurried through our yard leaving tracks: rabbits. Where do they winter over I muse? Under a neighbor’s … Continue reading

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A Surprise Visitor

We had a surprise visit from a leopard the other day. Actually a leopard frog. He sat cozily in a flower pot out front and didn’t mind my photo-taking. My husband noticed this visitor who blended right in its surroundings. … Continue reading

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