The Grateful Squirrel
5″x7″ squirrel card and envelope
Photos and card design by Sharon Krushel, Peace River, AB
May you get your fill of all that’s good!
Story on the back of the card:
While exploring the boreal wilderness near Tumbler Ridge, B.C., I came upon a squirrel munching madly on a mysterious morsel. He was so intent on his delightful dining experience, he barely took notice of me getting down on my belly with my Nikon and doing a slow, not-so-stealthy army crawl towards him.
As I got closer, I realized he was eating a cashew! There must have been a careless hiker ahead of me, for who would purposely toss such a pricey nut? Regardless of the source, this little creature was in seventh heaven.
Every once in a while a serendipitous joy drops into our life and all we can do is take it in with gratitude, savour the moment, and squirrel it away as a happy