Rabbit Distraction

A modeling session in the backyard was interrupted by a rabbit, our first since moving back to Asheville.

rabbit distraction

Modeling sessions around Chez Herd are always challenging because the subject doesn’t want to cooperate. When a rabbit crosses the yard—the first rabbit since our return to Asheville—no model can be expected to look at the camera and smile. Yes, the challenges the Hu-Dad faces include a rabbit distraction.


  1. Nicole Tester on March 23, 2021 at 4:22 pm

    Will you have to worry about Bears?

    • The Thundering Herd on March 23, 2021 at 4:36 pm

      Black bears are common here, so we will see them, but we don’t really worry about them. Respecting their space and keeping trash secured so they aren’t tempted to hang near the house is all we’ve ever done.

  2. tammyj on March 23, 2021 at 11:12 am

    oh my. rabbits or no rabbits… I LOVE the backdrop of the beautiful woods.
    I’m not a ‘salt marsh’ type of person! it was nice. but so glad you moved back!
    will you be putting up a Sibe Secure fence eventually… so they can be off leash?

    • The Thundering Herd on March 23, 2021 at 11:16 am

      Oh, yes, fence is on order, but contractors around here are all backed up. Hopefully not more than a few more weeks from now and off-leash games will begin.

  3. Debbie and Ruby on March 23, 2021 at 9:30 am

    Better warn the wildlife that Chez Herd is back in town!!

  4. Jean B Burkhardt on March 23, 2021 at 7:11 am

    Our boy LOVES o chase rabbits and have to say-they aren’t too bright. He has managed to catch some and it wasn’t pretty. Of course the models cannot sit still-we ALL know that for bunnies!!

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