Second time lucky?

The sun was shining

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Dinah trotted out hopefully

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and Bert excited without mishap

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Snacks come first

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a bit of reverse sniffing

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and down to business

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Lottie next door senses there is something in the air

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the atmosphere is infectious

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Geriatric sex

Three weeks ago Bert and Dinah had a tryst

But it would seem to have been unproductive as today, three weeks later, they were mooning together

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Dinah trotted to the meeting place

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and snacked as she waited

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Bert was keen

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but suffered an exit malfunction which made him incapable.

All he could do was show off his scars and iodine spray to his unsatisfied neighbour

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Pretending it is Spring

With temperatures in double digits, still air, a little sun and NO RAIN we have been pretending it is Spring

Flowering bulbs help

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The Cayuga house has had a Spring Clean
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and they have a new Spring Bathing Pool
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The owl box, blown down in Autumn storms, is back in place for a Spring Brood
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and the Mistle Thrush has taken up his position at the top of the Ash
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We know we will shortly be sent back into hibernation but for the time being it is great pretending.

Seeking the light

I think we must be civil

daylight

as we have enough light to see what we are doing until 5:45

During the day we watch the light on the snowy hills

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as the slanting sun finds holes in the cloud to pick out golden highlights

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It as if there is a golden valley just over the hill

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Meanwhile the House Rat has moved onto an armchair

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and is busy building an annex behind a cushion

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