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Saturday, June 19, 2010


Recently there's been a new creature in the yard - a little rat. He's pretty shy but I caught a photo of him eating sunflower seeds today. When we were in college and my mom was taking a physiological psych class, she one day brought home a rat from the class who had been attacked by his siblings and had lost most of his tail. She named him Ratso - he lived with us for many years and was smart and affectionate, loved to play with our homework and ride around on our shoulders, hiding under our hair :) My mom made a sculpture of Ratso which I still have. He's a little the worse for wear, lost his ears, but here he is ......


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