Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Mais où sont les neiges d'antan?
The snow is everywhere today.
Voilà la famille Bambi (comme on les appelle chez nous) derrière la maison, en mangeant au bord des bois. Il y en avait six ce soir - d'habitude il y en a plus -- des fois, huit. Hier, je les ai vus courant tout ensemble, comme si quelqu'un les chassait.
Here is the Bambi family (as we call them at our house) behind the house, eating at the edge of the woods. There were six tonight - usually there are more -- sometimes, 8. Yesterday I saw them running together as if someone was hunting them.
These Bambis eat everything, they give you Lyme disease (I had it 10 years ago) and truthfully, they are a nuisance. But they are so beautiful and graceful! My husband can spend hours watching them without getting bored.
But now the place is a mess again and I am hoping to get out of here tomorrow and spend time with a friend.
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