Stream of Consciousness Saturday: Nuts, November 2, 2019

On October 29, I took dozens of photographs of the squirrels in my backyard. At least half of them look like the ones above. Squirrels love to eat nuts and seeds. I’ve taken to leaving them a handful of peanuts, raw or roasted, unsalted and still in the shell, a few times a day. I also leave sunflower seeds so that the birds can join in the fun. I’ve noticed blue jays eating the peanuts. Good for them. As the squirrels don’t mind helping themselves to the bird seed, turn about is fair play!

#Stram of Consciousness Saturday #SoCS


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Russell Smith

I was born at the American Hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. I find inspiration in the lives of so many people from Joan of Arc to Oscar Wilde. While my primary avocation is photography, I also enjoy philosophy, theology and most of all, history. My beloved wife, Robin Anne Smith, who passed away in 2013 is also an inspiration to me. My beloved partner, Dana is also a great support and inspiration to me. I'd be remiss if I did not mention my cats: Maxwell, and Nigel.


  1. Lovely pics! You’ve evoked a childhood memory for me. My sister used to have one as a pet from the time it was a baby. It would nuzzle into her neck until one day it decided to explore the big, wide world. She was bereft!

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