Day 59 | “Come Feed the Prairie Dogs!”

May 7, 2017

We spent today driving our new van back to Wyoming so we can get started on converting it into a mobile camper. The drive was really boring because I was afraid our phone might be contaminated and didn’t want to use it. So we weren’t able to listen to anything or call family.

The one really fun thing we got to do today was feeding prairie dogs! Brett saw a billboard that said “Come Feed the Prairie Dogs!” and decided to stop. I didn’t see the billboard but I’ve always said that I wish I could have a prairie dog as a pet. He knew I would love it!

It turns out, they’re doing some research on prairie dogs and have a little shop where you can buy peanuts to feed to them. I guess it helps the prairie dogs to become less afraid of humans. I was worried I might react to the peanuts since I was allergic to them when I was living in mold. Amazingly, I didn’t react to holding them in my hand at all.

And the prairie dogs were so cute! Some of them were more shy and they would take a few steps toward us and then run away. Others were more courageous and would come right up to grab a peanut out of my hand. When I ran out of peanuts two of them started pawing at me and nibbling on my fingers begging for more. Brett went to get more peanuts and after that they would only eat out of his hand. Haha! They were so adorable! I’ll never forget that experience.

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  • Sister in Christ~

    How precious!

    Our amazing heavenly Father knows how to put a smile on our face, and a pep in our heart, the best!!
    Glad to hear of the progress!
    Love you guys💗

    May 11, 2017 at 11:15 am Reply
    • Ana Harris

      Exactly! It was so sweet! Love you too and hope to see you again soon. 💚

      May 11, 2017 at 4:57 pm Reply
  • Katherine Forster

    Aww! That’s so sweet! ❤ And I’m so excited you got the van! I know it’s going to be a huge blessing.

    May 11, 2017 at 6:20 pm Reply
  • Bekah

    Aww! My heart just melted, and I am so glad you guys got to have some fun with the prairie dogs. They are adorable! ❤️ Praying for you…

    May 11, 2017 at 10:23 pm Reply
  • Kimi Harris

    That sounds so fun, Ana! So glad you could do that. 🙂

    May 12, 2017 at 12:51 am Reply
  • Light4theLord

    That’s so cute! I’m so happy for you that you were able to do it! 😀
    ~ Light4theLord

    May 12, 2017 at 4:27 am Reply
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