Out of the corner of my eye I see a flash of white. There it is! The elusive neighborhood albino squirrel had just darted up a tree outside my window. Since the winter snow had fallen and blanketed our backyard, I hadn’t seen our little friend as much. I had missed his fluffy white tail and little pink nose. He finally blended in with the world around him.
This was not the case last June when I first noticed him scampering across our weathered wooden fence. I had to look twice to figure out what the little fur-ball was. With a backyard full of oak trees, there is always an abundance of squirrels, but I had never seen an albino one before. Continue reading