Off the Grid  Retirement at our remote log cabin in Colorado

Friday, May 20, 2016

Help Us Name “Our” Moose!

Posted by: Lynne

Altough the moose did not grace us with his presence today, we have no doubt he will be back many times. It has alway been our habit to name the creatures that share our space. In New Jersey we named the bears.

First came Doris who was living under the deck of neighbor Kim's house when they moved in. She named her Doris because that was the name of the previous owner. Then came Ursa with her 3 cubs, named Ursa after the dog star because she tolerated the dogs when they happened to be in the back yard at the same time she was. She came around all the time for the space of one summer. The most memorable bear I named Fertile Myrtle because she had 5 cubs which is pretty much unheard of. They were fun to watch grow up. There were others too, but those were our favorites.

So, with that in mind we have collected a few names that we think would be fitting for moose. Yes indeed, fellow readers, it's POLL TIME! Please vote for your favorite. (Please Note: We left "Bullwinkle" off because it really is too obvious and common.)

  • Monty
  • Wilbur
  • Morris
  • Elliot
  • Stanley
  • Elmer
  • Milton
  • Bullvedere
  • Morley (thanks, Toni!)
  • Or Leave your own suggestion in comments!

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