The photo above is alongside my shed in Freeville. Guess who poked his head out a minute later to see if the coast was clear:
Yup, my resident groundhog, Bill. Well, this might actually be one of Bill's new offspring. I'm hoping they will soon find homes a little farther from home. But while you're here, Bill, or Bill Jr....do you have a prediction for next winter's weather?
Apparently, he was avoiding the question. Here's a one-minute, twelve-second staredown that we had...until I moved and scared him back into his hole. To make it more interesting, I've condensed it down to 10 seconds: