Spring Outdoor Investigation Mystery

"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" ~ Albert Einstein

It was a beautiful day in early spring. I decided to take in the glorious, verdant beauty by going
for a long walk. When I got home I found a mess
on the stoop.
I looked up as I opened the door and enjoyed a surprise.

Hone your observation and reasoning skills by carefully examining the photo.
Offer a solution to the mystery about what happened here.

Write your observations. Note as many details as you can.

messy stuff arounddoor

Hint: Click on the photo - a larger view will open. Use your Back button to return to this page.

Solve the mystery. What do you believe is going on here?



Suggest 2 solutions. What should I do?



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Posted 5/2009 Cynthia O'Hora.

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