Chipmunks and Squirrels Again ...
Yesterday's photostream is having technical difficulties so I posted a few of the images here. The rest can be viewed (and are for sale) at my online ART GALLERY. Inside the gallery click on Precious Moments to see more from the series below.
I get three months out of the year with these little critters, so I make the most of it. They climb in my lap and come when I call and let me pet them. Often one is climbing on me while I'm taking a picture. I've had them sit on my head while I'm focusing my camera. Yesterday two of the chipmunks met up with me on my walk. I was taking a picture of some wild flowers and I felt something on my foot. I looked down and it was Half Tail .... my little chipmunk with a scar on his head and a half a tail from some brawl.
Life in the woods is quiet and probably entirely boring to most people, but it's therapeutic and soul feeding to me. The world is so full of crazy these days that I have a hard time processing it. This peaceful world away from it all ... restores my balance. I don't know why I write about it... I was pondering that question today. I'm still pondering it...
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What greater atrocity is there on this planet than to sell a human life and brutally force him or her into a life in the sex trade or endless labor?
And how dare we abuse, kill and traffic animals in the name of profit... in the name of anything for any reason!