February 10, 2009 at 10:46 pm 9 comments

It’s me!  Do you remember me?  You know, Tanya, the crazy girl who went back to school and sits in university classrooms full of obnoxious, texting 18-year old girls until 8pm several nights a week?  Uh-oh, I may have accidentally become the angry mature student who sits in the front of class and answers all the questions.  (Not really, but it is getting awfully close.)

Anyway, I have been away from the internet-that-sucks-up-all-my-time in pursuit early Shakespeare, fairy tales (!), short stories from 1889, and New Wave French films.  I am attempting to stay ahead on homework so I can visit with you lovey people and respond to emails.  Really–I’m not (intentionally) ignoring anyone who has posted or emailed or commented.

Outside of school I have continued to do my one-a-day (photo, sketch, & paragraph) EXCEPT FOR ONE FATEFUL DAY LAST WEEKEND!  Ack.  And on that only slightly related note I am going to leave you with a photo out my front window that I think is hilarious.  (But it also totally deserves one of those black bars of modesty, so if you are sensitive to animal nudity you might want to avert your eyes.)


This dude has been living in our front tree for several years.  One year included a lady-squirrel friend, but I think she ditched him for a less pretentious squirrel boyfriend with bigger biceps.  Anyway, this guy likes to taunt our cats and this is his “put-em up” pose.  (Actually, I think he was looking for walnuts, but I imagine him wearing teeny little red boxing gloves.)  I’m fairly adept at naming inanimate objects, but I need help with him.  Any suggestions?


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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. The Cinema Hub  |  February 11, 2009 at 12:43 am

    lol cool shot

  • 2. pastelmoon  |  February 11, 2009 at 5:03 am

    Very cute pic 🙂

  • 3. Jen  |  February 11, 2009 at 8:04 am

    He looks like a Rocco to me.

  • 4. Mr. Man  |  February 11, 2009 at 10:39 am

    I am SO offended.

  • 5. jolie  |  February 11, 2009 at 10:04 pm

    franklin? rocksteady? timothy? the professor? (not your professor, just THE professor). it really is a great shot!!

  • 6. jolie  |  February 11, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    oh, i forgot, if you go with “the professor” or really any of my names, they must be said with an english accent, dialect: your choice

  • 7. sheasy  |  February 13, 2009 at 9:49 pm

    Someone get this thing some boxers. Geez, we’re in America, buddy, you can’t walk around like that!

  • 8. Andrea's Sweet Life  |  February 14, 2009 at 9:44 am

    Erm, I’m no expert on Squirrel anatomy, but somehow that looks a little bit “female” to me. Abnormally large, to be sure.

  • 9. robyn  |  February 14, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    okay, um, wow. I grew up with large walnut trees in the yard and neighbors who adored squirrels and fed them corn seed and I’ve never seen a pair like that before.
    I think the obviuos name for him would be “Nuts”


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