059/366: Pure Evil

You might look at this and say "Oh, what a cute little squirrel..."

A demon from another dimension, at least according to Emmy. A demon from another dimension, at least according to Emmy.

But Emmy will be very happy to explain, loudly and at length, that this is, in fact, a demonic alien menace, an existential threat to the safety of our house and home.

This wasn't really what I had in mind for the photo of the day today, but I took a picture of this little guy while I was outside trying to get a different sort of shot that didn't quite come out the way I wanted. So this is what you get tonight.


More like this

The adventures continue. It's like Steve Irwin, but without the cameras. Last Leg (of Shennongjia) 27 August Watched some made-for-TV movie (in English!!) with the chick from the TV series "Weird Science" and the movie "King Pin." My plan for the next few days was to go to Pinqian for 3 or 4 days…
SteelyKid's class at her after-school day care has been learning about space for the last month or two (the program is very flexible-- the teachers ask the kids what they want to learn about, and then they spend however long on that topic the kids like), so we've been getting a lot of tidbits about…
We lost the Queen of Niskayuna tonight. Emmy had been having some health issues for a while, and while we were in Florida this past weekend she wasn't eating for the pet-sitter. We tried yet another new version of the new diet food today, with only limited success. And this afternoon, she fell…
Kevin went to another place and kept catching a snake he cannot identify. Read more under the fold.... Pinqian Report (pin - tchin) The Pinqian trip is a fairly short and concise trip. The trip guest starred Vanessa Reynolds for about half the time. Prior to this trip, her China experience had…

So has Emmy had to go up against the Squirrel of Caerbannog, or is she smart enough to avoid that particular confrontation?

By Eric Lund (not verified) on 30 Oct 2015 #permalink

You should try the children's picture book, _Those Darn Squirrels_ by Adam Rubin with the kids. Very funny and much appreciated at our house.

had the problem with squirrels nesting on top of my motor.
(2000 Jimmy)...
it was annoying reading the posts.. such lame ppl refuting the
idea of it being squirrels and not mice.. anyway..
read one post about copper scouring pad.. so i tried it..
voila... this is the solution.. i just spread it out where they
kept bringing in pinecones and ripping apart my insulation from the hood. i am sooo happy.. BIG tx to whomever posted that solution.. and it has to be copper. NO need to kill anyone or anything. peace.