After our willow trees got trimmed, I was left with a big pile of firewood. I soon noticed that there was a squirrel going in and out, in between the crevasses in the chunks of wood. I figured it was establishing a nest, deep within the pile.
Shortly after we got our huge dump of snow, and I had shoveled my driveway, I noticed that the squirrel had burrowed a tunnel from the woodpile to the edge of the driveway. This was a bit of a surprise because I didn’t really think of squirrels as being tunnelers, but I supposed it provided safe passage, as it traveled from one place to another. I enjoy watching it streak through its obstacle course: exploding out of the mouth of the tunnel, scampering across the driveway, and then scrambling up onto a tree where it leaped from one branch of one tree to another.
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