First critter of the year….

This morning Porter found a dead baby bunny in our driveway.  I assume Ramsey found it, killed it and brought it home.  He was so sad for it.  We decided to bury it out back and said a little prayer for Jesus to take care of him in Heaven.  Porter kept saying “I’m so sad for that baby bunny!”  😦  Looks like we need to keep closer tabs on Ramsey this spring.  

This evening we found a garter snake in the yard near our wood pile.  I caught him so the boys could hold him for a bit.  We had fun feeling his scales and watching him move through our hands.  Ryan wasn’t so thrilled… he wanted to chop him with a shovel.  Porter named him “No Feet” and wanted to keep him (ok, so did I– a little bit!).  We held him for a bit and then released him out back near the swamp.

Pretty soon the salamanders and baby toads will be popping up all over the yard!  YAY!

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  1. SERIOUSLY, WTH NICOLE…..You picked that thing up?? UGH!! I saw a snake in our yard last summer and made the boys stay in the house the rest of the day because I was petrified! lol!!

  2. You were meant to be the mom to boys! There is no way I would ever be able to pick up a snake and share it with them. YIKES! I bet your boys and their friends will think you are the coolest mom ever!

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