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Moose Sighting!

May 30, 2010

This is not what you expect to see out your kitchen window. It was hauling between my house and the neighbor’s abode, so I dried my hands on my sweater as I dove for the camera and told the girls to go look out the back window.

Somehow, I only see these beasts when they’re dropping the velvet off their antlers (disgusting, fyi), or when they’re losing their winter coats. Also, seeing a moose in town is completely different from seeing that same moose blocking your path on a mountain trail while a dangerous Montana lightning storm has your hiking mate quaking in his boots. A moose is an unpredictable creature. He/she could leave you alone, or attack. A moose between you and home = a bit scary. A moose reclining in the grass under your laundry line = so cute! (Even if he is ugly as sin) If you zoom in, you can see his little antler buds.

I had other things I wanted to blog about today, but they’ll have to wait. Time to get my little monkeys on the bedtime train!

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. katieay permalink
    May 30, 2010 11:31 pm

    It looks like a homeless moose. Bullwinkle, is that you?? Fame has not been kind.

    That must have been completely nuts!

  2. May 30, 2010 11:33 pm

    lol! Oh, so true. He looks so depressed and mangy.

    He ended up munching in our backyard because our lawn is the longest in the neighborhood. šŸ˜‰

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