Everything sublime is as difficult as it is rare. Baruch Spinoza

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Oh Deer

He is still here. I have not seen him for awhile and hoped he found a herd to join. I looked out my office window to see him pawing at the ground. I thought he was digging to get at the grass, but he was making a little nest for a nap. After about an hour snooze, he got up and snacked along the tree line for a couple of hours. He looks like he is doing well. He sure is cute. And he scares my dogs.


It will be a moderate day in this frozen land. I wish I could look forward to spring, but to those of us with livestock it just means mud. Boot sucking, tendon popping mud. I hope this little guy finds his way by the time the flowers sprout. I really do not want to share my gardens with him for his dinner.

I need to get about my day. It should be so much easier, now that I know the state of our union is strong.

6 comments:

  1. And now you believe in Santa Claus?
    Salmon. That's it. Salmon. And the always erudite and thoughtfully researched facts from Michele Backwards,sorry, Backmann, of course. I need a drink, too bad I cannot have any for now.

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  2. Oh how I hate it that she is from Minnesota. I also believe in the Tooth Fairy. It sure is good to have you well again. I'll have two drinks, since you're not drinking.

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  3. oh, mud season. That puts winter in perspective. I needed that today. Thanks for your beautiful images and your lovely words...the state of our union feels a bit stronger...a bit, anyway.

    Don't rush getting back to work...I'd watch this deer all day!

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  4. I am not looking forward to mud season here either. Nothing worse than a thaw and refreeze. Beautiful deer photos. Looks like he is home.

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  5. Baby was around again today. He really is very cute. Until he ponders my roses.

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