Squirrel Yoga


I have to tell you that the squirrels here in Chicago are quite an interesting lot!  This little guy was mere steps from me when he literally stared at me as if he was intently listening to every word I said!  Speaking of words, I chatted away asking him if he was looking for a snack.  I told him I didn’t have a snack for him at the moment.  I asked him how the nut gathering was going!  At first he was sitting beside the tree as he glared at me.  Then he ran around the tree until he decided to ‘strike a yoga pose’, as it were.

Several people walked by and stopped to ask me if the squirrel was, “okay”.  “Okay?” I asked.  “He’s more than okay, he’s listening intently to me with more curiosity than I’ve seen in a long time.”  I suppose when the passersby saw him in his “tree pose”, they thought something was wrong with him.

I didn’t know I spoke “squirrel” until yesterday!  Quite nutty if you think about it! 😉

  28 comments for “Squirrel Yoga

  1. MK
    October 18, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    🙂 🙂 🙂

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  2. October 18, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    A powerful little guy, fully ready for the deep winter to come. Nice photo Cher. ❤️

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    • October 18, 2016 at 10:04 pm

      *LOL* Thanks, John! Oh yes, he is ready for a Chicago winter! *grin* Cher xo


  3. October 18, 2016 at 9:39 pm

    He’s adorable! My friend has a squirrel that waits for her to leave the house every morning. He even tries to get in. What’s going on in the animal world? Lol

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    • October 18, 2016 at 10:00 pm

      Isn’t he a cutie, Elena? Oh isn’t that cute? I don’t know, but they sure seem to be taking on some interesting characteristics, don’t they? *LOL* Cher xo

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  4. October 18, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    Perfect planking lol

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  5. October 19, 2016 at 2:49 am

    Haha…. that is just so awesome! You almost hypnotized it and gave him a relaxing break!

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    • October 19, 2016 at 6:37 am

      Haha, thank you, Erika! It was so funny when people were walking by me because they also saw hi staring at me! Yes, gathering all of those nuts for winter must be exhausting so he needed a break! *LOL* Cher xo

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  6. October 19, 2016 at 6:48 am

    “I didn’t know I spoke squirrel.” You’re too funny and multi-talented, too. 😉

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  7. October 19, 2016 at 10:21 am

    He probably thinks you’re going to feed him.

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    • October 21, 2016 at 9:38 pm

      I’m sure you are right, John! Cher xo


  8. Don
    October 19, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    What a beautiful photo Cher. He looks so confident and matter-of-fact. I love it.

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    • October 21, 2016 at 9:39 pm

      Thank you so much, Don! He really does, doesn’t he? 🙂 Cher xo

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  9. October 19, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    They are certainly the best yogis around 🙂 What a funny cute image ❤

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    • October 21, 2016 at 9:39 pm

      They sure are, Indah!!! *LOL* Cher xo


  10. November 26, 2016 at 5:48 am

    Reblogged this on Journal Edge.


  11. December 29, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    so cute! namaste!

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  12. January 30, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    I thought I was the only one that talks to squirrels! When I cut back the rose hips from our roses, I pile them on the fence so I can see them from my kitchen window. Our local squirrels always come by and give me a great show. Strike a pose like Madonna! Or like me, in my Bikram Yoga Class!

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    • January 30, 2017 at 9:04 pm

      *LOL* Well they seem to be quite chatty with me for some reason! Ah, that is so cute! I am sure they love visiting you, too! Cher xo

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