That Rascally Raccoon
Raccoons, as cute as they are, are not welcome visitors at Downeast Thunder Farm. They long to eat my chickens and steal my suet feeders.
A few years ago I found the suet feeder hanging from my my porch post open, the suet cake missing. I replaced the suet cake and then wired the suet feeder closed – problem solved. Or so I thought! The next morning, I discovered that rascally raccoon had struck again. This time, the entire suet feeder had been snatched. When the snow finally melted that spring, I found the feeder discarded in the woods.
May this little guy bring you no trouble!
Right click here and select “Save target as” (one a PC) to save this pattern to your computer.
The treatment on the back side of the raccoon.
Evening Walk on the Sunrise
Hannah and I both spent the day working. Come dinner time, we felt the need to get outdoors and enjoy this beautiful day. We headed to Machias, parked and walked … Continue reading
She’s 18 today. In the blink of an eye, she’s grown up. No longer is she the shy little girl who did her best not to stand out – all … Continue reading
Monarch Caterpillar Becomes a Chrysalis
Yesterday was a lucky day for me. I was working at home day on website projects when I noticed one of the caterpillars Hannah and I have been raising hanging … Continue reading
The Lobster Chair
The WHRL’s summer fundraising auction held over the weekend had a new feature this year. In addition to the raffle-style auction, we had a “Chair-ity” silent auction. Local artists decorated … Continue reading
The Dancing Moose
The summer season is short here along the coast of Maine. For me, doesn’t feel as if summer is in full-swing until Milbridge Days, our community celebration. It’s a fun … Continue reading
Macros and Milkweed
The Monarch caterpillars are getting quite big. This morning I gave them a new sprig of milkweed. By this evening, they’d eaten all but the stock. I had two new … Continue reading