Tag Archives: visitors

Blog number one thousand two hundred twenty whatever, where River chases turkeys.

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Wild turkeys. They’re comical and I love to watch them…

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But then they discovered my deer grain pans.

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I chased them, but half heartedly and with ridiculously cringe worthy baby talk.

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But they’re turkeys, so as soon as I walked in the house and looked out the window? This.

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So I chased them again. And that time they stayed gone for an hour… just long enough for me to put out the nightly deer snack.

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While I don’t mind them coming to eat the dropped bird seed and assorted Casa River insects, they’ve figured out the buffet of deer grain, fruit and fox food is laid out at 3:00pm and this might be a problem.

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She’s baaaack.

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I thought maybe we’d seen the last of her.

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But no, she was out back stealing chopped up deer apples yesterday.

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She was back on the patio table.

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And there’s only one reason for that. Do you know how sick and tired I am of finding small pieces of rotted apple every time I sit down?

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And then of course there’s the poo.

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She leaves it there on purpose, I know it.

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And may I just say, sipping from puddles of rain water filled with your own poo?

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Not the least bit appetizing.

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And please note… in that last picture? She is literally pooping. Am I a great photo journalist or what!

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Keeping a (blue) eye on Bambi.

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It’s been fun watching this little fawn grow up.

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Although sadly we’re watching his mother decline at the same time.

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Those blue eyes just slay me.

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Of all the deer we’ve had over the years, this is our first blue eyed visitor.

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Little one stays close to mom.

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Hope she’s around long enough to teach him what he needs to know…

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Deer me.

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He surely is a handsome devil.

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Strutting out of the woods with his son.

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Always wary of the neighbor’s dogs.

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And the crazy lady with the camera.

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The time of year I worry about him is almost upon us.

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And as much as autumn is my favorite season….

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It brings with it rifles and bullets and trophy hunters.

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And I’ll fear for our beautiful visitors.

A deer-able.

 

We caught another glimpse of Bambi last night.

 

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Making it’s way into the woods with mom.

 

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Can I get an awwww?

 

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Last year’s babies antlers are growing…. this one’s straight up.

 

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And this one’s up and out.

 

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They’re brothers and no, I have no idea why their racks grow in different shapes.

And lastly, the end.

 

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Of the deer, as well as my post.