Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know

Or, the things I find in my old house. This is for the regulars at Ye Olde Stoat Y Weasel Bar and Grill who have professed shock and amazement when I revealed my Dark Secret. Yes, there is still DDT in the bottle. It was with some trepidation that I cleared out the huge shed attached to my property. It took me nearly a year, and I was giddy with relief when I didn't find any bodies. Because, you know, there could have been.


Anonymous BillT said...

Whooo! Miller's is the *good* stuff -- it'll drop an Aedes aegypti dead as a doornail from fifty feet!

Don't be too disheartened over the absence of cadavers -- between the nightwalking Sitka spruce and the carnivorous lichen, they never last more than six months in the PNW unless you pack 'em in mothballs and wrap 'em in landfill liner...

11:34 AM, October 15, 2008  

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