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Chipmunk with Chubby Cheeks full of Peanuts

My son was hand feeding them peanuts and their cheeks just kept getting bigger and bigger!

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Hummingbirds Playing at the Hummingbird Feeder in the Mountains @ Colorado

www.michelleldevon.com – more information about the trip to Colorado at my website. This is a video of the hummingbirds that playe...

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Ground Squirrel in Colorado Eating Peanuts We Fed Him

michelleldevon.com – More about my trip to the Colorado mountains at that link. This is Mr. Ground Squirrel eating the peanu...

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Jake the Dog – His first time fishing in a lake!

michelleldevon.com So while we were at Snoopy Pond, we let the dog out to wander around and explore. He loves

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My Dog Likes Giggles

When I laugh, especially when I giggle, my dog, Jake (he’s a Blue Heeler/German Shepard mix), gets excited. He jumps and comes over and licks my face, even when I’m laughing at something other than him. He knows giggles mean fun and play and that laughter is happy and good. He gets happy too, wagging his tail, his ears perked up, and his eyes sparkle with what I can only assume is his own laughter. Dogs can’t laugh out loud, but I think they do on the inside.

When I’m sad, my dog, Jake, comes and kisses me by licking my face. When I’m crying, he’s gentle to me, licks me softly, doesn’t jump up on me. He will look at me with sad eyes, his ears slicked back, his tail down. He knows when I’m sad, even when I try to smile and play with him, when I’m sad, he doesn’t perk up to play. He knows.

Emotions are palpable...

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