the squirrels are always more fun to chase on the OTHER side of the fence

Spike surveys new back yard fencing

Hey, Spike, wanna play?

come on, Spike, let’s have a little fun

No, I’m on Squirrel Patrol

if I could just get to the OTHER side of this fence…

 nothing but trouble back there, Big Guy

I rule

I don’t

P.S. fyi Spike has managed to jump the fence chasing squirrels twice as of this writing

About Sheila Morris

Sheila Morris is a personal historian, essayist with humorist tendencies, lesbian activist, truth seeker and speaker in the tradition of other female Texas storytellers including her paternal grandmother. In December, 2017, the University of South Carolina Press published her collection of first-person accounts of a few of the people primarily responsible for the development of LGBTQ organizations in South Carolina. Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home will resonate with everyone interested in LGBTQ history in the South during the tumultuous times from the AIDS pandemic to marriage equality. She has published five nonfiction books including two memoirs, an essay compilation and two collections of her favorite blogs from I'll Call It Like I See It. Her first book, Deep in the Heart: A Memoir of Love and Longing received a Golden Crown Literary Society Award in 2008. Her writings have been included in various anthologies - most recently the 2017 Saints and Sinners Literary Magazine. Her latest book, Four Ticket Ride, was released in January, 2019. She is a displaced Texan living in South Carolina with her wife Teresa Williams and their dogs Spike, Charly and Carl. She is also Naynay to her two granddaughters Ella and Molly James who light up her life for real. Born in rural Grimes County, Texas in 1946 her Texas roots still run wide and deep.
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15 Responses to the squirrels are always more fun to chase on the OTHER side of the fence

  1. At least the grass is green enough your side of the fence 😉 Squirrels – the great tormentors 🐿

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  2. Wayside Artist says:

    Spike is a man with a mission to undermine the Squirrel Empire. Charly is young yet. Soon she will take Squirrel Patrol seriously, but let’s hope she stays within the Morris Williams Perimeter!!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Wayside Artist says:

    I’d like that too.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Luanne @ TFK says:

    Spike is determined. Maybe (dare I say?) the new fence height was a little too optimistic?

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Hey, Spike, need any help with the squirrels…MOL 😀 Love your garden 🙂 Pawkisses for a Wonderful Day 🙂 ❤

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