Dumb Ass Squirrel Gets Smart

Squirrel on BungeeThe squirrel living in my yard finally got smart. I posted a piece back in March called “Dumb Ass Squirrel #!!&+*^(#?” I described my frustration about getting the squirrel to take a corn cob from a hanging bungee cord. He never did, until I changed things drastically. In the beginning, I hung the cob a few feet away from my bird feeders.  The squirrel was smart enough to get the easy food, and ignored the corn. It wasn’t until I stopped feeding the birds that the squirrel even found the corn.

 

I finally spotted him stretched out along the wire extending from the branch to the cob. He was hanging by his toenails. He finally got smart, I thought, The next day, I was going to lay in wait and video him in action.  Much to my surprise, the following day the corn and  the cable were gone. Disappeared! I searched the yard, but could not find it. Most likely a smart ass racoon stole it.

Last week, I was cleaning in the the woods behind the garden, and there it was, the cable with the empty corn cob. I reattached it to the tree. This time, though, I tied the cable to the tree with a cable tie. I do not want to meet the creature that takes it next.

The squirrel found the fresh cob within  four hours, and now empties one cob a day.  A single animal will make multiple trips to the cob until he is sated. Most likely, I will be pulling baby corn plants from my lawn all summer long.

Plan Ahead (cartoon)

POTUS has a big decision to make. Appointments to the Supreme Court don’t come often. He is lucky enough to have the pleasure. My advice to him is to PLAN AHEAD. I believe he should follow his heart and make the next appointment a big one. I also believe he should continue to follow his radical roots, and prepare the U.S.A. for Sharia Law….(cartoon)

Plan Ahead for the Supreme Court

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