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The Most Important Structure


I came home from NYC to find my front yard transformed from this ...


to this ...


After the OMG moment, my first thought: The neighbors must be happy to have the junkyard vanish. My second: What’s that little pyramid? (It's the white spot in the lower left corner above.)


It turns out that this little tent, as I said in my last post, was the most important structure yet built at my house. The floor refinisher told me yesterday, that when they removed the tarp from the front yard, they also uncovered ...


I’m happy to report by the next day, one of the bunnies had gone, one was still in the nest and the third was lounging in the shade of the lean-to. An hour later, they had hopped off, and I’ve since seen them in the brush by the backyard.

A huge thanks to the floor guy for noticing and understanding that the bunny babies (their eyes were still shut when he first saw them) might need some shade in this brutal weather.

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annemariepace
Jul. 20th, 2011 01:37 pm (UTC)
Do you have a lot of bunnies where you live? We have them but they are rare enough (unlike squirrels) that when we see one it is very exciting.

Kudos to your floor guy!
jodyfeldman
Jul. 20th, 2011 01:44 pm (UTC)
We do have a lot. Squirrels, too. Possums, raccoons, occasionally. Rarely, foxes and coyotes. Quite a bit for a neighborhood established 50+ years ago.
lisa_schroeder
Jul. 20th, 2011 01:40 pm (UTC)
So sweet!!!
jodyfeldman
Jul. 20th, 2011 01:43 pm (UTC)
Speaking of sweet, just saw your email. Recipe coming!
(Anonymous)
Jul. 20th, 2011 03:18 pm (UTC)
Snoopy knows why you're a great writer!
Awhhhh. What a great story (and headline); what a great floor guy; what a great looking home! Hope NY was fun and successful! xoxo Snoopy
jodyfeldman
Jul. 20th, 2011 03:45 pm (UTC)
Re: Snoopy knows why you're a great writer!
To the last sentence ... it was.
deenaml
Jul. 20th, 2011 04:00 pm (UTC)
Baby Bun Buns!!!!
jodyfeldman
Jul. 20th, 2011 07:00 pm (UTC)
I know!!!
kitlovesbooks
Sep. 6th, 2011 04:20 am (UTC)
Okay, to someone reading kinda fast it sounds like you're looking for a rabbit recipe...I was just wondering aloud earlier today why it happened that in this country we don't eat rabbits and in England, say, they do. What? I've got it all wrong? You're not going to roast the adorable bunnies? That's a relief...
jodyfeldman
Sep. 7th, 2011 10:52 pm (UTC)
Yikes. Though I suppose you can cook them like chicken ... but not me. I tend to stay away from Thumpers and Bambis.
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