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RACCOONS IN THE NEWS: Rocketing to Space!

The annual San Diego Comic Convention is going on right now so there’s all kinds of nerdy news breaking. One thing caught my attention: the director of the Guardians of the Galaxy movies, … 104 more words


Surrounded by wildlife in Hope Ness

I noted with more than passing interest the news that black bear have been making appearances and causing problems in the Shallow Lake area, brazenly killing and eating chickens close to homes, and breaking into wooden garbage containers at Sauble Beach. 884 more words

Hope Ness

Hither and Yon

I’m sitting here listening to roofers tear all the shingles off my roof during a heat wave and hoping they don’t do any damage to my garden. 587 more words


Harlem Neighbors None Too Pleased With Invading Raccoons

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some four-legged burglars are on the prowl in Harlem.

As CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock reported, four-legged raccoons are running amok – breaking into homes, helping themselves to food, and leaving behind a big mess. 526 more words


Swamp Bandits

The title should actually read:

Swamp Bandits: A story about one woman shaking her clenched fist at a raccoon and smiling at the same time. 669 more words



So the others morning, bright and early, I heard a bunch of noise outside my window- it startled me awake. Then I heard the chickens. I jumped up and ran to the back door, I was kind of hesitant since we were told there’s been a coyote around- but I looked out and didn’t see anything large and the chickens were flying out of the coop one crazy bird at a time. 543 more words