Tag Archives: chipmunks

Winter winked its lazy ice-blue eye at us this morning.

Winter winked its lazy ice-blue eye at us this morning. Thirty seven autumn degrees, it nodded. Prepare thyselves. I am coming. Just around the pumpkin bend. Dig up those garden carrots. Finish those bunching onions. I’m coming first for the … Continue reading

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Home invasion

On Wednesday night we drove maybe twenty miles to our friends’ home for a socially-distanced dinner on their porch. Before we departed Barry paused to feed our dear tame chipmunk, a descendent of the infamous “Chippy” with whom we shared … Continue reading

Posted in June, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

The sideways tame chipmunk caper

Dear Reader, so much has happened since we last communicated, ‘way back in June of 2015.  Had I been blogging in August you would have met our tame chipmunk, a very sweet and sassy fellow who took over our hearts. … Continue reading

Posted in April, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

Wild animals in the wild Upper Peninsula

 OK, I’m exaggerating a little.  You won’t see any really wild animals like bear, moose or wolves on this blog.  But you will see wild animals.   Lately, since my adventure in the Chipmunk Kingdom at the end of March, I’ve been … Continue reading

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What we learned in the Chipmunk Kingdom this afternoon

This afternoon–this beautiful 72 degree afternoon–I aimed to set off to the depths of the forest.   Would you like to come along?  Here are the ground rules.  We won’t be talking much while we’re in the woods.  We’re here to learn, … Continue reading

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