Buster Saw His Shadow!

Up in Pennsylvania poor Phil was dragged from his burrow this morning in Punxsutawney to prognosticate for the crowd.


He did NOT see his shadow, so this means an early spring.  Down here in Dixie we have a different prediction from our resident rodent.  His name isn’t Phil, and this ain’t Gobbler’s Knob, but Buster did see his round little shadow today.


He says this means six more weeks of winter!  Hey don’t blame the messenger!  Buster doesn’t live in a burrow; he lives in a house like a proper bunny and he’s way cuter than Phil (in my opinion).  So we wish everyone a Happy Groundhog/Bunny Day where ever you are! 🙂

Scholarly note:  Despite the common misconception, Rabbits are NOT Rodents.  They are of the Scientific order Lagomorph.  Groundhogs, however, ARE!  Take that Phil!

Wildlife Photographer Extraordinaire!

Merrilu took lots of great pictures of my creatures during her stay.  She fancies herself an Annie Leibovitz type so her camera was appropriately bulky and unwieldy.  At first I thought she was just showing off with her fancy equipment and professional-looking crouches and adjustments of lenses, but no.  Her photos outshone my pathetic attempts by a mile and I had to bow to her expertise in this ONE area alone.  Don’t git too big for yer britches Merrilu.  I make my own pie crust!


Mulder contemplating the meaning of life.


Mulder, frightened by his conclusions.


Sammy of the Serengeti.


Rowdy expressing her displeasure of the Paparazzi.


Betty & Archie’s Glamour Shot.


Who could resist this mug!


Thanks for the great visit cousin.  Please come again soon.  With or without your monster camera!