|01-05-2013 01:55 PM|
Thank you, RobMc.
I'm slowly getting there with the rootsies.
|12-21-2012 08:42 PM|
|RobMc||Your backdrop is so artistically done - I can't wait to see the tank come to life.|
|12-20-2012 10:10 PM|
Ok, makes sense.
"Weaning" is not necessarily a kick-outta-home time.
Vancouver. Man. If I had a choise, that's where I'd spend the rest of the days.
|12-19-2012 11:18 PM|
|duff||Sorry for more off topic everyone... but these little guys fascinate me to no end, and yes they are so resourceful! Yes, 4 little ones this year - only three the previous year. They seem to stick with momma for about a year around here. They are just a little bit smaller then her now. I thought they had moved on, but then saw all 5 cross the fence back to the house this last weekend! They should all be dispersed by end of April. I'd be honored as well if I were in your shoes! Oh and Vancouver! Love that town - I've got a bit of family on that side of the bay and love to visit up there, luck you to have lived there!|
|12-19-2012 06:43 PM|
Thank you, duff! I'm taking this one with sorta relaxed wrists.
A momma and four kids? Wow.
So in Texas they produce more than one litter per year? If I have been informed correctly, they wean the bebes at about 4-5 months (?), so the spring litter should be kicked out by now...
Great to hear of someone not hating the buggers. I mean, I know they do a lot of harm and mess up the hoods, but still.
One of the most adaptive mammals, after humans. Gotta respect it!
I'm kinda honored to be in a position to experience one and see the qualities leading to the adaptability, first hand.
I spent 6 months in Vancouver back in the days, and had a male raccoon living in a cedar on the backyard of the house I lived in. He was the coolest guy to talk to, while taking a bath in the hot tub at dusk.
|12-19-2012 02:44 PM|
Hi HX, so glad to see your back to building (re-building) a tank and posting! I was hoping we'd get to see more of your work. Quite Stunning! I am looking forward to seeing this one come alive.
Love your little companion! I've got a family of 5 (Momma and kids) living next door to me and every night at dusk they come alive. Crossing the fence to get to my small water feature for a drink - then off for the nights prowl. I can only imagine what it must be like to live with one!
|12-17-2012 07:33 PM|
Thanks for the kind comments, people.
How? He kind of decided to move in with me about twelve years ago.
He's actually planning on starting a tank of his own. I'm trying to encourage him.
|12-17-2012 06:15 PM|
Wow! You are so talented!
Im a bit derailed by the fact that you have racoons?! Dont mean to sidetrack your tread, but how? Lol
Cant wait to see more of the project!
|12-17-2012 05:49 PM|
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|12-17-2012 05:16 PM|
|Wy Renegade||Very cool!|
|12-15-2012 04:06 PM|
|12-15-2012 01:24 PM|
Here's where I'm at with the new hardscape:
|12-06-2012 09:26 PM|
|12-06-2012 07:42 PM|
|12-06-2012 07:39 PM|
|Wy Renegade||What are you using on top of the foam to create the wood texture/look? I'm assuming grout with slightly different shades of stain?|
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