I hired my nephew Nathan to clean up my yard over this past weekend. He then "hired" another nephew, Zachary, to help him. They did it all with old rakes and garbage bags and true grit to get it done. I'm thankful for their help, and just about all the leaves are down now heading into winter.
Photo of Lucy in the cleaned up back yard. Looks like she's sniffing the air of possible vermin nearby. The nephews found a dead animal that I had to dispose of and was most likely a Lucy kill! Sometimes I feel she is miscast as a family pet.