poetry and prose about place

a moment of beautiful – through a stained glass window

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the space: the big maple outside our front door

the beautiful: seeing a squirrel in the tree through the stained glass window in our stairwell


As I was working at my desk, my husband called to me.  Through our stained glass window, he could see a silhouette of our grey squirrel.  I’m glad the squirrel waited long enough for me to snap his picture!

squirrel through stained glass

Can you see the squirrel through the stained glass?

©  Jane Tims 2013

Written by jane tims

February 25, 2013 at 7:59 am

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  1. I love this, Jane. 🙂



    March 9, 2013 at 4:23 pm

  2. Love it! 🙂


    Watching Seasons

    March 2, 2013 at 11:59 pm

  3. I love reflections and your window makes a beautiful subject!



    February 26, 2013 at 2:04 pm

  4. Is he near the trunk on a small branch above the first large branch and below the second large branch? I love the colors of your stained glass!


    Barbara Rodgers

    February 26, 2013 at 9:23 am

    • Hi Barbara. Yes, you’ve described his position perfectly! Now that I know what to look for, I see him almost every day, chattering at the birds in the feeder. The window is one I made years ago after taking a class in stained glass. Jane


      jane tims

      February 26, 2013 at 10:04 am

  5. I think its a figure of a gargoyle, not a squirrel.



    February 25, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    • Hi Stan. Seen through the stained glass, it could be any figure … the magic of the view! Jane


      jane tims

      February 26, 2013 at 10:01 am

  6. i LOVE this – what a beautiful gift you have given us today! Thanks!! K


    The Course of Our Seasons

    February 25, 2013 at 1:15 pm

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