Friday, March 21, 2008

It's Here!

Yesterday we saw something we haven't seen in a long while. Squirrels! We went outside to play, hunted down all the dandelion puffs we could find and blew them all over the yard (like responsible homeowners don't do).

Ahh... I do believe Spring is finally here.

But then again, maybe it isn't quite here. We're really nervous about that. What if it continues to get warmer and warmer but then we get a late frost like we did last year. Then all our trees will lose their blossoms and we'll be left with another fruitless year--literally. No pears, no plumbs, no peaches, and no apples. I was worrying myself sick over it last week but then realized I can't do anything about it. If it's going to freeze, it's going to freeze.

In the meantime, I can enjoy the squirrels.


David Goodman said...

But... what if the squirrels eat our fruit?

(I suppose we could always eat them, then... you're good with curry... peach-stuffed squirrel curry sounds fine with me...)

Anonymous said...

If you want squirrels, we've got lots of tree rats. Bruce get so angry with the buggers. Latest escapade, they managed to shimmy up the shepards crook to get at the suet feeder. They not only managed to get it off the hook and to the ground, but they opened it and stole the block of suet.

Needless to say, the woodpeckers and flickers are not happy birds.