Tuesday, May 08, 2007

In Memoriam

Alfonse 2005-2007
To some only a squirrel, to others a mere tree rodent. But to those of us who knew him he was a cheerful if standoffish neighbor. Always energetic, he frequently had a bad word for passing dogs and cats whom he scolded from his tree. To others he was a beloved mate and a devoted dad (or mom - hard to tell with squirrels).

He is now at eternal rest under the apricot tree in the yard (unless a dog or raccoon digs him up - it's not that deep a hole.)

1 comment:

  1. Dan'l Boone8:21 PM

    I like squirrels. Especially sauted in butter with garlic. It taste like chicken, providing that your chicken is usually tough and tastes like crap.