Great excitement in the front yard. Linc came back for a visit. Who is Linc? If you haven’t met Lincoln the young rascal, you can visit the two blog posts with the links (unavoidable pun) below. Linc doesn’t sit still very long and he’s awfully lippy, scolding me the whole time as I tried to get his picture. He wouldn’t let me get very close so he looks fuzzier than he is in real life, due to being zoomed in on before he zoomed off.
Here are the links of his previous visits.
Sitting under a Douglas fir, Linc contemplates his find.
The hazelnuts from the nearby trees are nearly ripe. Linc checks out the best way to get into the nut.
He savours the flavour.
Best to find a safer place to eat this.
“Oops! There’s Anneli. I’d better run around to the back of the tree.”
“I didn’t intend to go up that high. Getting dizzy!”
“Eek! I’d better put on the brakes before I do a somersault.”
“On second thought, I’m safer up here. The sky’s the limit.”
Lincoln, having made a find
Struggles to make up his mind,
Up the tree and down the tree,
From up top you sure can see.
There’s a lady down below
Hoping for a picture show.
“What about the nut I’ve found
By the tree down on the ground?
Surely she won’t want it back,
It was very hard to crack.
She has plenty in her yard,
And for me the winter’s hard.
I don’t think she’s mad at me
Fallen hazelnuts are free
Just in case though, I will run
Way up high towards the sun.
I will scamper up this tree.
Hide beneath its canopy.
Then I’ll chatter and I’ll scold
And she’ll know that I am bold.
She will write another post
‘Bout the squirrel she loves the most.”