In winter, squirrels hole up in a nest hole, high in a tree. It’s safe. It’s warm. Sometimes eight or nine will snuggle in together. They wrap their tails around themselves like a blanket.What are the squirrels doing all snuggled up? They are watching TV. KNUT, to be precise.
When it’s really cold, say zero degrees Fahrenheit, you don’t see many squirrels around.
Miriam Schlein, Squirrel Watching (New York: HarperCollins, 1992).
The winter schedule kicks in on Sunday, December 21.
If you’re puzzled by the six-hour painting block, see here. And yes, the squirrels sometimes paint along. You can guess what they use for brushes.
[Squirrels are too sophisticated to use Comic Sans, at least mostly. But they love Chalkboard SE.]