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  • alligatorob
    alligatorob Posts: 736 Member
    Did I exercise for at least 20 minutes? Yes a good walk in the morning and a workout in the evening.
    Did I stay within my calorie budget for the day? Yes, no problem.
    Did I keep track of everything I ate and drank? Yes

    It was a good day.
  • GrandmaJackie
    GrandmaJackie Posts: 33,019 Member
    edited April 2020
  • RangerRickL
    RangerRickL Posts: 8,469 Member
    @BMcC9 Bless you!
  • Hollis100
    Hollis100 Posts: 1,410 Member
    @oldDogBiking That's an interesting photo. Here's my two cents: I doubt the scratches are from when a squirrel is struggling as a hawk picks it up. I believe (and could be wrong) that there are too many marks too close togther for a death-struggle like that.

    However, I think the marks could still be from a squirrel. Right now, squirrels are building their nests for their spring babies, or sprucing up old nests they plan to use again.

    Squirrels like to bite off soft pieces of evergreens, maybe 6 inches to a foot, small enough to drag to the nest. I'm finding these short evergreen pieces all over my deck and yard right now. My best guess is the scratches in the photo are from a squirrel dragging pieces of evergreens across the dirt to a tree. You might look up near the scratches to see if you can spot some squirrel nests.

    There might be another answer to the mystery, though!

    Keep walking and telling us about your hikes!