Thursday, November 22, 2007

The traditional Thanksgiving Squirrel

Celebrating Thanksgiving at the Swami's Yurt, we were blessed with the Thanksgiving Squirrel:

Thanksgiving squirrel

Gathering leaves and twigs,

Packing the nest

Packing the purple martin house, now turned into a Squirrel Condo.

Blue eyed Thanksgiving

Little Blue-Eyes has been sick for a few days, but beautiful nonetheless.

Breaking the wishbone

Isabelle wanted to break the wishbone, so it was dug out with care and dried in the fireplace. She won. (But check out how I am trying to gain an advantage by using my thumb...hey, every woman for herself!)

Thanksgiving Coop

And when we returned home, bloated and sleepy, we were greeted by our friendly neighborhood juvenile Cooper's hawk. I bet he packed in some juicy bird today, too.

6 comments:

Owlman said...

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Dave said...

Why the look on your face? Was it a tough wishbone? :)

Lisa at Greenbow said...

Looks like a good time was had by all. I hope your COHA got its feast for the day.

Trixie said...

I love the look on the little boy-child in the background of the wishbone picture. I am glad you had a lovely day.

Mary said...

That's the first time I saw a squirrel pack its face with nesting material. I'll be darn!

Glad you had a nice and filling Thanksgiving, Susan. I didn't even eat breakfast or lunch today after a day of non-stop eating on Thursday.

dguzman said...

Great post! And ouch, that's some disapproving Lorelai. (did I spell that right?)