Tag Archives: babies

You knew it was coming.

 

The baby woodchucks are everywhere.

Behind the barn, in the rock wall, on the porch, under the deck.

Which means….

 

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They’re going to be saturating my blog for a while.

 

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Because really….

 

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If there’s anything cuter than a mini woodchuck eating apples?

 

 

 

 

I don’t know if I’d survive it.

 

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Making friends.

 

Have I mentioned how much I love the baby woodchucks?

If not, get used to it… because I’ve been spending a lot of time making friends with them.

 

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I’ve found sliced apples are a great ice breaker.

 

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And if I’m enjoying a little Crown Royal apple while making woodchuck friends… all the better.

 

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It took a while for them to get used to me and they were pretty hesitant to come out with me so close.

 

 

But the lure of apples proved too much.

 

 

 

Admit it.

That’s pretty damned cute.

It’s that time again…

 

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Let’s jump right in shall we?

 

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I’m a little disturbed a group of volunteers named porn are starting anything in my community, no less a scheme.

But please, if they found valuable information on my site?

No thanks are necessary.

 

 

 

Titus Segler

Some random photographs….

Hello, i read your blog from time to time and i own a similar one and i was just curious if you get a lot of spam feedback? If so how do you stop it, any plugin or anything you can advise? I get so much lately it’s driving me insane so any help is very much appreciated.

 

This one is interesting, as it’s spam…. about not wanting spam.

You don’t often find that kind of symmetry in life.

 

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Kenda Wimbush

And on the 8th day, the government starts screwing with our vacation…

Today, I went to the beach front with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear. She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is totally off topic but I had to tell someone!

 

Thanks for sharing.

Not.

 

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Coleman Calle

Even better than rocks…

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Myspace?

Clearly this spammer is using a Tardis.

 

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Tyler Torrance

Jennette’s Pier Part 2…. and some fish whispering.

Hi Jennettes Pier Part 2…. and some fish whispering.

Article is well written and is very useful.
Have you heard about this new way to make your baby fall asleep
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Your baby is wonderful!! Kiss you All!

 

I’ve had a lot of nicknames over the years, but fish whisperer wasn’t one of them.

And my baby is wonderful?

Damn. I don’t even remember being pregnant.

 

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OMG…

Junior!!!

 

 

This is not what you want to find when rebuilding….

 

Our old baby barn/shed has a dirt floor with heavy duty rubber mats on top. Due to numerous woodchuck holes and tunnels, we had to drag all the mats out. That sounded easy enough until I realized each one of them weighed the equivalent of an African elephant…

 

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Seriously.

A pregnant, morbidly obese African elephant carrying a suitcase I packed for an overnight trip.

 

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Did I mention they were all covered in pounds of dirt as well?

 

 

So as we’re moving the next to last mat…..

 

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This.

 

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A chipmunk burrow with tiny scraps of paper, plastic and leaves.

Upon further examination…

 

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A maze of tunnels, which I thought was pretty cool, until… it moved.

 

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Do you see the leg?

 

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Yeah.

 

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Not a tunnel.

A nursery…

 

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Which means we had to find the other end of the tunnel and relocate them. Not an easy task.

Five minutes after we found them?

Momma found us.

 

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And she wasn’t happy.

She ran around squawking and chirping and looking for her babies.

 

 

After a while I think she found them, because she stopped searching and started stuffing.

Stuffing her little cheek pouches full of all those little scraps of paper….

 

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And scurrying back for more.

Within minutes she’d cleaned up the whole lot.

Watch her cram a dried leaf that’s almost bigger than she is below.

(And please pardon my husband’s cursing. Things were not going well with the rebuild at this point…)

 

 

After we wasted time relocating chipmunks, we realized we had to relocate a bird’s nest as well.

 

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So many evictions.

I felt like an evil slumlord.

 

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Back to work…. and things did not go well.

Which was completely the husband’s fault.

 

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He had the crazy idea he could square the building properly  (After 40 plus years of Maine frost heaves? Madness!)  and changed the original footprint….. which in turn threw everything off kilter.

More good times.

 

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Did I mention he uses tools from the 1950’s picked up at a yard sale or the dump?

This little jewel feels like it weighs 50 lbs.

 

But he has the original box… and vintage lube.

So it’s special.

 

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P.S.  For those of you who pay attention, this post is actually out of sequence. That back wall is gone now. Apparently my blog scheduling has run amok.

 

 

 

Babies!

 

First there were woodchuck babies, then catbird babies (although that didn’t end well) , a quick glimpse of a fox baby, and fawns! Finally… fawns.

But now?

We have skunk babies!!

 

 

 

Simply too much cuteness.

 

 

Adorable little critters!

 

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I wasn’t able to film or photograph the funniest part because it was too dark, and that’s a shame because the husband and I had tears in our eyes from laughing so hard.

Our deer came up to feed and those three little fellas chased her all over the yard. In a line… one, two, three… like a little skunk locomotive.

For 20 straight minutes they wouldn’t let her near the food, no matter how she tried.

To heck with guard dogs.

Get a skunk.

 

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Otherwise known as a….

 

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WWF – Woodchuck division.

 

Warning…  woodchuck cuteness ahead.

 

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Yes, I’m afraid so.

 

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The babies are still sleeping on our deck.

 

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As well as still slightly off center when eating.

 

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And yes, momma chucker is still in dire need of support undergarments.

 

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But this is new a feeding position….

 

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And this gives me cause to wonder if woodchucks really do chuck wood.

 

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But the best parts lately are the wars.

Mock battles between the babies.

Serious cuteness!

 

 

 

Funny little scampers.

I could watch them all day…