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That’s Not My Rabid Fox, Officer

November 11, 2010

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After my cricket post I decided to take a break from writing about any non-humanoids for awhile.  Then my phone rang.  It was a former client:  “I have rats.  What should I do?”  I thought about this for awhile, but rat stew didn’t seem to be the most helpful answer. “Call an exterminator.” I paused. […]

That's Not My Rabid Fox, Officer

November 11, 2010

23

After my cricket post I decided to take a break from writing about any non-humanoids for awhile.  Then my phone rang.  It was a former client:  “I have rats.  What should I do?”  I thought about this for awhile, but rat stew didn’t seem to be the most helpful answer. “Call an exterminator.” I paused. […]

This Cricket was No Jiminy

November 8, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane is not afraid of insects.  Unless they want to crawl into her nose or ears.  And they always do.  Last night was a typical example. Visualize this: LBL is reading in bed.  Now Husband is sleeping.  It’s peaceful, serene.  LBL is loving her book (To the End of the Land, David Grossman).  […]