I began making a comment on Mr. Peeper's Complain and Nag About the Weather thread,
but like usual, got timed out, and after I logged back in, lost my post.
So, although this post may not be as clever as my original post -- I will talk about the grey squirrel
, and provide a great link to an article -- Squirrels Eavesdrop On Birds, Researchers Say
J. and I have a grey fuzzy visitor to our back deck railing around dusk, checking if J. has left her some unshelled peanuts, lined up in a row, on the railing. She often presses her nose up to the window overlooking the deck railing, as if to check in on these humans who leave her these rare nut treasures, from time to time
J. calls to her, softly, and she stops to listen, not scared in the least. So, perhaps it's not only bird-song that this squirrel listens to for comfort -- perhaps J. is the peanut-wielding squirrel whisperer