Winter's Misery

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© Andrea Petersen

Photo license: © All rights reserved

Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of
man is great upon him....Ecclesiastes 8:6

Bracing himself against the snow,
The squirrel was driven to eat....
Winter for them is not always sweet,
But this is the life that they know...
Poetry by me AJP

I felt sorry for this poor little critter but at the same time he had my respect that he cared enough to fulfill his purpose and he accepted his lot even though the weather was miserable today ... he had to eat quickly before the snow covered the sunflower seeds and the corn...I caught him between a blink as the snow flew in his eyes..

10 responses

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (12 Jan 2012):

    Oh, this makes me shiver to see the squirrel with snow on him. It makes an excellent nature shot, Andrea!!!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (12 Jan 2012):

    Not to nice for the squirrell...but the way you captured him/her is very good. The snow and the fur really tells the tale....no pun intended:0)

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (12 Jan 2012):

    Outstanding capture!! This little fellow looks so thoroughly miserable.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (12 Jan 2012):

    He is really eating all he can get while he has the opportunity. A lovely capture and generous donation to wild life my friend!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    Oh my goodness....he looks so very cold!! It's too bad they can't be treated like pets....I bet he would enjoy the warmth of your home!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    poor little guy! but awesome pic!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (15 Jan 2012):

    That poor baby looks so very cold!! Another wonderful shot!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (15 Jan 2012):

    Poor little one looks so cold. You sure captured that beautifully.

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (15 Jan 2012):

    You've captured the miseries of winter perfectly with this one.. he looks cold but determined to tough it out, too! Great shot, Andrea!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (16 Jan 2012):

    I so love this one, the little furry fellow is so cute, and so well captured, Andrea

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