Monthly Archives: May 2012

May 27, 2012: Fowl on the defense

I’m not much of a basketball fan, but what with the OKC Thunder rumbling, my title this week wasn’t hard to construct. Also our ducks have been repeatedly attacked, but vengeance was mostly mine. Lemme ‘splain. Until late last week, … Continue reading

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May 20, 2012: nibbled to death by ducks

I borrowed the title this week from a “Zits” comic strip, in which the main character’s life is ¬†assaulted by little tasks that all seem urgent. Each is represented by a duck who quacks out the task as it stalks … Continue reading

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May 13, 2012: The clutter of weeds

Our lawn is large. No, not the 4+ acres of trees; no, not the trees themselves; no, I mean the green plants , a.k.a. weeds, growing out of the ground are large. So large and numerous, in fact, that a … Continue reading

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May 6, 2012: blood, sweat, and smoked serpent

Well, I just finished washing snake blood off of my barbecue tongs. No, I didn’t get to eat any. No, you can’t have any either. I’m saving it for the squirrel. Lemme ‘splain. I had high hopes of burning off … Continue reading

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