Milling About

We paused during our walk yesterday, but it didn’t look like much of a pause because we kept milling about in general chaos.

Cheoah mugging for the camera
Cheoah mugging for the camera

Asking us to stand still for a few minutes is quite the challenge. We like to mingle and wander resulting in knots of leashes and tangled humans. Milling about is just one of the many fun things we can do.

Are we ready to walk yet?
Are we ready to walk yet?

The good news is that once we were ready to hike on down the trail, at least we all agreed on which direction we wanted to go.

Follow that squirrel.
Follow that squirrel.


  1. Lori & Izzy Belle Bear on January 17, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    What an adorable face you have Cheoah!!

  2. BJ Mills on January 17, 2019 at 9:49 am

    I love Ms Cheesewhiz’s smile. Her eyes says it all. She’s happy and smiling. The rest of the Herd would like to engage squirrel in a race. Well, at least two of them!! I’m sure Little Prince wants to….

  3. Juno's mom on January 17, 2019 at 9:27 am

    Love the profiles when they’re on alert.

  4. Terry (+Rory) on January 17, 2019 at 7:48 am

    Cheoah has such a sweet face ????

  5. Jean Burkhardt on January 17, 2019 at 6:05 am

    LOVE the tangle of the herd and humans! BUT so glad when all was said and done-they knew which way to go-AFTER the squirrel!!!

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