I thought it had ended with my very wet trek to the chicken pen to coax the other two silly birds to use the new ramp and just get inside! The sky opened up with a vengeance while I was down with the chickens, and I had to hold over under the shop overhang for a moment for fear that an oak limb was going to come down on my head. Then, the sprint back up to the house.Soaked from head to toe, I had to remove all my clothes just inside the front door to avoid dripping through the house. But, alas, this was not the end! After I was all dressed and, thankfully, back in shoes, I went to the garage to get some candles for the inevitable power outage. We have lost power each day for the last four days. I stepped out onto the garage floor and noticed the cat was right there and acting strange. BECAUSE HE WAS SNIFFING THIS:
It was coiled up about an inch from my leapbeforeyoulook foot, and I screamed as I sprang back into the house and slammed the door. Then, Mr. Nature came running and we braved the wild kingdom together, armed with this Organic Spring Mix salad container. Hey, another use for saved containers - how eco-friendly are we now?Since this is the second snake of the same size and color we have found on our doormat in the garage since Tuesday (we know it is a different one because the tails were different on each), we are
And I am not putting my rubber wellies out there, either. Because I don't want to ever have to say that line that is the title of this post. Said unwanted snakes have been relocated to the north side of the property in the seasonal creek bed. No, we didn't kill them. They are probably good for killing something we don't want around. And now it is the end.
Except, what kind of snake IS that?
p.s. - there are three new shadow theatre videos on NatureWithMe's Youtube channel, but I warn you, they are not much more "polished" than the first.