Wednesday 21 December 2016

Testing Walking Away Or We Have Squirrels

Yesterday was a pretty hellish day.  Depression plus a large amount of pressure is not a good mix.  But I did what I could and let the rest go.  And yes, there were fairly severe negative consequences for what I could not do.

What I wasn't expecting was to hear squirrels chittering away while I tried to sleep.  I'm not sure if they're roosting in our gutters (or somewhere else external) or if they've found a way inside the roof.  It was very localized, so I don't think they've managed to get inside the actual house.  

I asked Dave if he would call a service to deal with it and his answer was that he didn't feel comfortable with that.

My reply: I'm not going to be able to deal with it for at least a month.  So if you don't, they will have time to do damage and if they go into hibernation, the service might not be able to get rid of them.

I don't know if he'll deal with it.  (And I am well aware that the squirrels can do significant damage but this is the point: I am overwhelmed and do not have the energy or time to cope with what is already on my plate, let alone anything extra.)

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