Saturday, November 8, 2008

Camera-Critters #31

We had two absolutely gorgeous days on Monday and Tuesday of this week. I longingly stared out the door to my office wishing I were out there taking advantage of the last warm days of the year. Unfortunately though, money is a necessary evil, and I had to remain at work. I did, however, decide to take advantage of my full lunch break, grab the camera, and head back to the paths in the woods at the back of the park. When I arrived at the paths, I was amazed. It looked as if the woods were literally 'alive' and moving. Upon closer staring with my jaw hanging open examination, I realized this section of the woods was actually full of squirrels. The more I stared, the more squirrels I saw (Gray Squirrels and Fox Squirrels). After a bit, I thought to myself, "Duh Misty! Pictures!" It was right at that moment, this one decided to be the perfect model.

"Whoa! Where did you come from? I didn't see you there."
(c) Misty DawnS

"So many nuts, too little time."
(c) Misty DawnS

"You got all your nuts gathered already?
You that blogging chic I've heard about?
Gonna put my picture on your Sony Vaio?"
(c) Misty DawnS

"Did you hear about Chip? He lives down the path a bit.
Someone broke into his tree and stole his stash!"
(c) Misty DawnS

"If it woulda been my stash, why I woulda
gave em a big ol' sock to the teeth is what I woulda done."
(c) Misty DawnS

"Well, I better get back to it. I'd whistle while I work,
(c) Misty DawnS

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What great shots! He's so cute :-)

Teena in Toronto

That's a squirrel on a misson!

I played too :)


He looks very surprised to see you!

i beati

again I'm asking when does that nature calendar come out?/I'll buy one sandy

Juliana RW

wonderful series, Misty

My CC post this week in HERE. Hope you have time to visit. Thanks.


Awesome series of shots Misty - really AWESOME!


Fantastic series of photos I epescially like the first one, it looks like you caught him doing something bad with that look on his face. Great post!

This Is My Blog - fishing guy

Misty: What neat captures of the fun squirrel. I had seven greys in Stow right in front of me and one came really close while climbing around.


Wow those are great. He looks like he's taking advantage of the warmer weather to stock up. We've been having some unseasonably warmer temps here in Massachusetts as well.


Great photos, Misty and absolutely terrific captions to go with them...especially the one about punching the thief in the teeth. Fits the photo perfectly!


I love this post! I could watch squirrels for hours.


Lovely squirrel pics, you did a great job, thanks for sharing this with us.


He's a cute little guy. I'm glad you took advantage of your lunch hour to get these pictures. I love your captions, too.


Hahah!! Misty, you've outdone yourself this time. The photos AND the captions are hilarious! Thanks for putting a HUGE smile on my face today! Have a great weekend!


oh my goodness, what a great capture. My daughter LOVES squirrels!! You take the best pictures.

Mom Knows Everything

J.T said "Awwww!" when she say the pictures!

Lilli & Nevada

Misty, those are just the most adorable photos, love the story too.


Hilarious. Great captures. Love the surprise look in the squirrel's eyes.

Ramblings of a Villas Girl

Hi Misty! What a great series of pictures and perfect captions. Lisa


This little guy is so cute! He is certainly keeping an eye on you.

Pat - Arkansas

Really cute little critter! That nut is almost bigger than his mouth. How nice of him/her to pose for you!

I put away for my rainy day, and look what happened to it! Might as well spend it as I make it.


Very cute, ever thought of writing childrens books.


You are so creative with your captions, make me enjoy the already wonderful photos more! Beautiful post!


Nutty creature.


I love this little creatures. They are so cute and that bushy tail gets me every time. Nice photos.

Reader Wil

It's great that you could take so many clear pictures of this little guy!

Susan Demeter

Now there is a jaunty squirrel! Great pics :) Thanks so much for stopping by!


Oh my gosh you are so good with that camera! And those captions... Simply inspired girl.

Fantastic post.
(Ever thought of writing a book with these? They are so good.)


These are great series of photos. Squirrels are beautiful.


Oh my golly! I'm in love with this series of pics! You were certainly at the right place at the right time.


Misty, Great sequence of shots and the commentary is sooo appropriate!! I love the two with his left paw on his chest..just like he was talking and gestering!! lol good post!


What fun shots. Squirrels are little characters, aren't they?


He does look like a character! Such a cute series of photos!


They're certainly busy little bees...collecting nuts for the winter! I love all the pictures, but especially the ones with nuts in the mouth. Great gets!!

Heart of Rachel

Great action shots. Looks like that squirrel was busy replenishing his stock.


Very,very cute!


what a close up pics...awesome . u r a great Picture hunter!

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