Hyacinthe and The Wise Chipmunk

I wrote last week that it’s great when two friends get together for a meal. Sometimes it’s not quite like that. Friends they may be, but sharzees they are not. Case in point, The Wise Chipmunk. Sometimes discretion is the better part of valor, to use the cliche. But do note that Hyacinthe, despite an … Continue reading “Hyacinthe and The Wise Chipmunk”

Hyacinthe and Chester

It’s great when two friends get together for a meal. We’ve shared a few posts wherein The Wild gathers and parties down. Sometimes they invite us to partake with them. More often they prefer we serve them and then leave, be good help who is unnoticed. Okay, not quite. I’ve been at business lunches and … Continue reading “Hyacinthe and Chester”

Hyacinthe Feeds

Patterns. The Wild is full of patterns. Learn those patterns and you can be The Wild’s friend. Over all our years of interacting with raccoons, we’ve come to know their patterns. Especially those that aren’t listed on “official” websites as “raccoon behavior.” But realistically, why should The Wild follow the guidelines of some “official” website? … Continue reading “Hyacinthe Feeds”

Hyacinthe Loves Her Peanuts

There is a joy in caring for The Old Ones. I find a joy in caring for The Old Ones. I don’t want to supplant the natural ways. Evolution has designed each to be the epitome of their moment in time. And still… And still… To be trusted… More than trusted, accepted, by a wild … Continue reading “Hyacinthe Loves Her Peanuts”

Hyacinthe

Each year we welcome at least one new family of raccoons into our yard. I shared our abundance of waking raccoons in Early March Raccooning, when last year’s kits and parents woke up hungry and looking for food. One young lass, Hyacinthe, has frequented us regularly and, as we’ve learned, has five healthy kits (vids … Continue reading “Hyacinthe”