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A Squirrel Started a Conversation. I’m Glad I Listened.

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The barking started the minute I sat in my porch chair to read. He was a big guy, not one of the young ones. I paid little attention at first. Squirrels often chirp when I step into “their” yard and are the first to let me know when the bird feeder is empty. They all share.

He kept up the barking and chirping and was looking right at me. Then he moved closer and his…

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Karen Lynn

Karen Lynn

Lifelong book lover and Spiritual Explorer. When not reading or writing I enjoy landscape painting, classic films, and laundry. (Secret to Life=Enjoy it All)