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Archive for February, 2007

 

These photos (http://ca.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/martineriviere/slideshow?.dir=/beb7re2&.src=ph
SUGGEST YOU OPEN IN A SEPARATE WINDOW/BROWSER)

came from a fellow who lives on the Olympic Peninsula in the area of west of Brinnon, Washington and this is at his neighbour’s house.

“Our house was built in the deer’s natural habitat in a remote rural area. Well-worn deer trails cut through the property’s abundant pine and sage. The oldest deer we’ve met (we call her Mama Rose) walked right up to us when we first arrived, sniffing and looking us over. Rose smelled some almonds in my pocket so I gave her a few. We gave some almonds to her family a few other times but stopped the practice when advised that feeding deer is illegal. Even so, that didn’t stop them from regular visits. Rose and her kin obviously think the yard belongs to them as much as anyone else, and they are just taking advantage of the wealth of natural foods growing everywhere. They especially like clover flowers, but it’s amazing to see the variety of tasty flowers, leaves, twigs, nuts and berries they’ll eat. They stay away from herbs and herbal flowers, but on occasion we’ve seen young deer eating the sweet medicinal berries of the Juniper tree. Food is of course a major concern, but we also think they visit because they like our company. Often we see deer we don’t know nibbling in the yard, but nearly everyday some or many of Rose’s extended family come by. All of the deer are likely to lie down on the grass and hang out, whether we know them well or not. Many of them know us personally, and while often running into the yard to greet us with their quiet enthusiasm, they will also swiftly shy away from strangers. Although notoriously skittish, able to leap meters in the air in an instant when startled, a few deer we know, most notably Eva and her kids, will let us touch them as if we were family, letting us scratch them or pick something out of their fur. Eva even enjoys a hearty back rub! We’ve certainly learned a lot about how to act around them so as not to disturb them. We think they appreciate our efforts in fitting into their neighbourhood.”

 

PHOTO NOTES:

(1) She doesn’t care about the legs or the plastic rat; after the photographer leaves, she’ll eat one of those pumpkins by the tree

 

(2) Charlotta gets a third eye massage (TWO PIX)
Rasa giving Charlotta a third eye massage (when he was very young, we thought this guy was female, but when his velvet antler brow first began to appear, and we realized our mistake, we decided to leave him as a buck named Charlotta)

 

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moose

photo thanks to JAB

we never see this on MY river…
http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_work_moose_in_harness.htm

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PHOTOS – Gas Prices

In case you’re wondering where this hotel is, it isn’t a hotel at all.
It’s a house! It’s owned by the family of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan,
former president, United Arab Emirates and ruler of Abu-Dhabi.
$till wondering why ga$ cost$ $o much??

 

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gas prices-LINKS

http://www.OntarioGasPrices.com

http://www.gasbuddy.com/

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AKA. Oil, Shortage of Oil, (An American Joke)

There are a lot of folks who can’t understand how there came to be an oil shortage here in Canada. Well, there’s a very simple answer. Nobody bothered to check the oil. We just didn’t know we were getting low. The reason for that is purely geographical. All the OIL is located in Alberta, Newfoundland, Saskatchewan and B.C; all the DIPSTICKS are located in Ottawa, ONTARIO.

Thanks to D&V, J&B, JAB, MjD and…

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The answer is:
“A SEAT BELT” you pervert!!!
BUCKLE up and pass it on!

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  • If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died IN battle.
  • If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
  • If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle.
Thanks to JFW, MjD, MZ and PH

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