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Conveniently placed benches and a circular walkway around the tree offer residents a chance to stroll, meditate, visit with each other, or simply enjoy feeding and watching the antics of the fox squirrels that scamper about, while listening to birdsong in the branches overhead.
In a ritual observed on rural roads across America every weekday, children tumble out of yellow school buses and scamper home as a winter afternoon slips toward dusk.
A WALK IN THE PARK A walk in the park on a snowy day reveals sparkling magic for all to behold Squirrels finding nuts and happy at play enjoying hide-and-seek and acting so bold They scamper quickly from tree to tree so adept at climbing the bark As snow is shaken off the branches you see they are quietly looking down on you in the park.
Birds, they are winging from tree to tree Building their nest to raise fledglings to be Flower heads bobbing in valley and lea For pollen rich kisses from butterfly and bee Field mice all nervous, scurry here and there Venturing out, but not far from their lair And rabbits go romping as far as they dare For foxes are hunting and a rabbit's good fare Trees thrusting upwards to bring forth their fruit Squirrels a scamper to gather their loot All creatures bringing their fruits to the fold To withstand the white pall, so cruel and cold.
Spens's leading essay is a quick scamper through the century's more interesting high points without, praise be to all the spirits of the Wild Wood, a single mention of Gertrude Jekyll.
Meanwhile, some members of Congress just pulled a doozy of a flip-flop, one that may just scamper down the memory hole thanks to our new definition of free speech.