Category Archive: Animals

Nesting

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Photo from my personal collection. Taken January 23, 2014 in Central Florida. Rock a bye nestling in your mansion with a view against skys of blue.

Cottage For Sale – Final Part

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“Jesus, James! I think the old man is serious!” (soto voice) Then a woman spoke up, “Well, I don’t care if he gives it away, which he practically is doing. I won’t go… Continue reading

Cottage For Sale – Part 9

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“Betty, swears we brought one of them back with us.” “She may be right. I saw a tiny scar behind her ear the other day when I was bathing her. For the past… Continue reading

Cottage For Sale – Part 8

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“The cage was empty.” “Betty and I searched the house twice but really had no hope of finding three mice that didn’t want to be found. We packed up and left. That was… Continue reading

Cottage For Sale – Part 7

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“I left them there and went back to Betty and the kids.” “I don’t know what made me think of it but I took Billy aside and examined his head and neck. There,… Continue reading

Cottage For Sale – Part 6

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“We all almost jumped out of our skins!” “Betty and I ran to the kids’ room. Angie was petting poor Buffy’s bloody body and ranting something about piebald. Once we got her and… Continue reading

Cottage For Sale – Part 5

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“Buffy never liked the mice.” “We thought it was jealousy, or maybe hunting instinct. Whatever the cause, she didn’t like the mice and they seemed to sense it and stay out of her… Continue reading

Cottage For Sale – Part 4

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“We were so proud of the kids.” “The way they trained those mice was nothing short of amazing and soon after we got them the mice were going everywhere with the kids. They… Continue reading

Cottage For Sale – Part 3

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“At first we had a dog.” “I got her as a puppy from the pound when Billy was a year old. It was a mixed breed but looked a lot like a midget collie… Continue reading

Cottage For Sale – Part 2

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“Well,” I say, “I’m getting on in years and…” “Just a sec Gramps, I want to put this on speaker phone so my wife can hear it first hand.” I hear a faint… Continue reading