Lance and I heard this weird scooching noise, like a heavy chair being moved
across our concrete floor.
He went to check it out.
Sitting here at the computer, I heard him say, “It’s coming from the fireplace….”
I shouted from the office, “Maybe it’s a raccoon?”
The next thing I knew, he informed me it was a woodpecker.
He had gone outside and seen a small, red headed woodpecker peckin’ away
at the top of our fireplace vent…
Just another fun day here at the H.S. household!
Lance says, “It’s flown away, but I saw it, sitting up there…”
Not more than five minutes go by, and we hear it pounding away again…
So we both sneak outside…sure enough, there it is. It’s little beak
trying to gain entrance into a very solid surface.
Lance and I just stood there on the mound of grass behind our house, staring,
“Maybe it’s a young woodpecker?” I mused.
It stopped. I think I must have insulted it because it flew directly over our heads
and hasn’t returned.
I guess, perhaps, we’ve discovered a new species?