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Moochers Beware

 

Moochers Beware!

 

We had lunch at Miss Vicki’s on the River in Holiday, FL a few days ago. Miss Vicki’s is always good for water views and food. We love sitting outside under umbrellas and watching the water.

 

I took this picture of the boat moving out to the channel but didn’t realize there was a sign on the tree untill I developed it on my computer.

 

Moochers Beware

 

I’m sure the squirrels in the neighborhood are not liking this one bit. Funny thing is, we didn’t see a squirrel the whole time we were there. We did get visited by a couple of other moochers though. Maybe they should all get together to protest.

 

 

 

Moochers Beware

 

We didn't feed them even though they implored us to; they would just bring in a 100 of their friends and who needs 100 sea gulls at lunch? It was a beautiful day and a lovely lunch even with the moochers.

 

 

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Comment balloon 20 commentsToni Weidman • June 22 2014 06:30AM

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Toni, those poor squirrels!  You sure are right about the birds flocking in on you had you given in to your moochers!  Looks like you had a great day on the water!

Posted by Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale (Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN) over 3 years ago

Sharon, it's always fun to have lunch there. I have some pelican shots too that I'll share another time.

Posted by Toni Weidman, 26 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL (Sailwinds Realty) over 3 years ago

Toni,

You have mentioned Miss Vicki's before, and I would love to eat there with the two of you.  Those bird moochers are amazing, I have watched swoop on a table the minute it is vacated.  The bus boys have to rush to get a table cleared...looks like the Florida squirrels can read and obey the signs. A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing (Napa Consultants) over 3 years ago

You know me, I would probably have fed them LOL...great photos though!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) over 3 years ago

Toni: All it takes is a small morsel for one and they bring all their friends. Smart not to feed the critters.

Posted by Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA (ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055) over 3 years ago

Alexandra, it will happen one day.

Kristin, I did once and was asked by management not to. So I don't.

Anita, they kept flying by with their beady eyes on me.

Posted by Toni Weidman, 26 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL (Sailwinds Realty) over 3 years ago

Toni, That is one of the perils/features of outdoor dining!  Have a great day!

Posted by Tony & Darcy Cannon, The C Team (Keller Williams Legacy) over 3 years ago

They are so cute though!  They are funny when they aren't dive bombing your head though, aren't they?!?

Posted by Ron Marshall, Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire (Marshall Enterprises) over 3 years ago

That is so funny Toni, what are they going to do, arrest you for feeding squirrels?

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) over 3 years ago

I'm thinking the squirrel members of the animal kingdom are being discriminated against. What do yhou think?

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 3 years ago

I am definitely not in love with any kind of mooch when I am eating outdoors-keep away flies, squirrels, seagulls, pigeons and mosquitoes!!

Posted by Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes (Fresh Eyes For Your Home) over 3 years ago

Thanks for sharing your photographs. Our friend in San Diego, William Johnson, posted a recent blog about the results of feeding the birds at his home. 

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago

Got to be a story behind that squirrel sign. A number of years ago the nice gentleman who lived next door to us and who absolutely and definitely loved squirrels would buy big bags of nuts  to feed the squirrels. He had a zillion squirrels in his yard and we had a yard of discarded shells and corn cobs. Once counted 50 squirrels in our yard at one time. I know I would have loved to post that sign on our fence next to his house. He moved and today we may see one or two squirrels at a time. By the way the squirrels found a new place to hang out. The property behind us is huge and the family has a huge garden. Last year the squirrels ate every corn cob on his corn stalks. It was a very special corn and the guy was truly disappointed. So were we. Really wanted one of those corn cobs :)

Posted by Jane Chaulklin-Schott, TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836 (TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766) over 3 years ago

Hi Toni,

The squirrels are probably just waiting in the bushes for the seagulls to get some food and then they will jump out and grab the food and run off. So who is faster....squirrels or seagulls?

Posted by Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966, GREEN, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Lind (Keller Williams Realty) over 3 years ago

Probably good advice to keep from being overrun.  But birds are just as much a problem at times.

Posted by John F Muscarella, Broker/Owner, Venice, FL, Florida's Suncoast (RIVER FARM PROPERTIES, LLC) over 3 years ago

Interesting sign Toni. Always enjoy seeing the photos of your friendly visitors...

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) over 3 years ago

Toni, lunch on the water is one of life's simple pleasures. It's so peaceful and relaxing. I'm glad you were able to enjoy it even with the moochers.

Posted by Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent (Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group) over 3 years ago

Toni,  Looks like a perfect lunch spot.  Those sea birds probably get lots of handouts from people. 

Posted by Belinda Spillman, Colorado Living! (Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado) over 3 years ago

When you live close to the beach you learn the rules about Sea Gulls. Used to be fun to throw something in the air and watch them catch. The tough part is when they throw something back. 

Posted by Bill Reddington, Destin Florida Real Estate (Re/max Southern Realty) over 3 years ago

Toni, like Jane I also had friend who used to feed squirrels  and always had way too many of them in his yard.  I certainly understand not feeding your moochers....it could really get to be a mess where you're having lunch!

Posted by Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource (Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL) over 3 years ago

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