Squirrel!

Squirrel!

I don’t know about you but I definitely have a love-hate relationship with squirrels.  On one hand, totally cute and entertaining to watch.  On the other hand, prone to stealing tomatoes from my garden and causing power outages by chewing wires. There are two sides to every story though so let’s hear from the squirrel……

Squirrel! via @behindeveryday
Fastest Things on Wings – A Day in the Life of a Hummingbird Rescue Volunteer

Fastest Things on Wings – A Day in the Life of a Hummingbird Rescue Volunteer

This is the story that caught my attention… Every 20 minutes, from dawn to dark, the babies need food. That means catching hundreds of fruit flies a day, freezing them, crushing them with mortar and pestle, and mixing the mush with special nectar supplemented with vitamins, enzymes, and oils in precise combination. The mixture spoils…

Fastest Things on Wings – A Day in the Life of a Hummingbird Rescue Volunteer via @behindeveryday
Driving

Driving

  Today’s post is inspired by a recent episode of Mike Rowe’s podcast, The Way I Heard It.  If for some reason, you don’t know who Mike Rowe is, check his somewhat irreverant bio here.  The Way I Heard It is a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span. Episode…

Driving via @behindeveryday
Escalators

Escalators

On a recent trip, my son Ryan posed a question.  Why do we have escalators?  They’re just stairs but more expensive than stairs.  How did the escalator company convince a business that it should spend money on moving stairs? Hmm.  That’s a good question.  So I added it to my list of things I should…

Escalators via @behindeveryday