Off the Grid  Retirement at our remote log cabin in Colorado

Thursday, May 19, 2016

More Moose Pics

Posted by: Lynne

He just kept coming back all morning. We'd look out at the salt lick and he was there, then gone several times. At one point I went out to the bird feeder to add some craisins to it and I look up and there he is walking out of the forest, straight for the meadow -- and for me! I just walked slowly back to the cabin and he walked into the meadow.

He doesn't seem to be bothered by us at all. Now we are certain that this is the same young bull moose that visited us last year. He thinks of this as his home, obviously, so I guess we've adopted a moose. Names anyone? Should we have a poll?

He wandered over to the stump where we had a mineral block last year and licked it for a while. I guess we need a new one when we go into town tomorrow. 

After checking out the stump and finding nothing much there he walked back over to the salt lick and laid down, still licking. We finally gave up waiting for him to leave and took the girls out on leads in the opposite direction and went for a walk. Once away from the cabin area we let them off for some much needed excercise.

Comments:

How fun! (As long as he keeps his distance, though.) Yes, you definitely need to name him.

What a strange looking animal. I hope you all can coexist peacefully! I think Olga would make a mad run at that moose no matter HOW far away I led her…

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

Next entry: Wildflower Season Begins!

Previous entry: Unwelcome Tenant

Comments

Enter your comment into the form and press "Submit" to save it. Feel free to use Smileys. Comments are moderated and won't show up immediately.

Membership

Login  |  Register

Share

Quote of the Day

“The worst thing about Europe is that you can’t go out in the middle of the night and get a Slurpee.” – Tellis Frank

Search

Calendar of Entries

June 2017
S M T W T F S
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

Archives

Photo Galleries

Recent Comments

  • I can help paint the trim while I’m there!

    Posted to: ‘Before and After (and In-Between)’ by Carolyn Clarke on 06/25/2017

  • Snow in late May! That’s crazy! Glad you got the cabin spruced up—it looks great!

    Posted to: ‘Before and After (and In-Between)’ by Steve on 06/25/2017

  • Hey Rick and Lynne - So awesome! It’s so nice to see you enjoying retirement!…

    Posted to: ‘We're Retired!’ by Anny Randel on 06/07/2017

  • A fabulous picture of Mesa Arch in Canyonlands!  Even though I’m not ‘officially’ retired so…

    Posted to: ‘We're Retired!’ by Carolyn Clarke on 06/05/2017

  • It is so cool we no longer have a Monday to get back to or…

    Posted to: ‘We're Retired!’ by Susan on 06/05/2017

On This Day...

Syndicate