Sunday, May 10, 2009

Caesar For a Day

We decided that the canoe should be moved today. It was sitting on the spot where we plan to till a strip and put in some azaleas (or something). The conversation in our house just a few minutes ago went something like this:

"Hey, there's a mouse in the canoe! What should I do with it?"

"Chase it out and let it go."

"I can kill it - you want me to kill it?"

"No, let it go, as long as it heads for the woods and not the house."

"You wanna see it?"

"Well, OK."

Sure enough, a little grey mouse was stranded in the now-upright canoe.

"Tip it so it can get out."

The mouse scampered off into the woods.

"Hey, look, there's another mouse! There's a Mama mouse and another baby!"

Mama and baby # 2 scampered off into the woods, as well.

So I got to be Caesar and give a big thumbs up to Ms. Mouse and family today. Too bad I had just seen a cat lurking out there in the woods a few minutes earlier...


Virginia Gal said...

I would have freaked out when seeing a mouse - you are braver than me!

mommanator said...

Man life is simple in your woods!
Life cycles on the bound! teehee
Tell him I said he was soooo brave!

citizen of the world said...

I'd have done the same. And if the cat gets them, at least you gave them a shot.

Merci said...

Virginia Gal-
I'd have been less brave had I seen them inside!

Yes, the woods are teeming with life of all kinds this time of year.

Citizen of the World-