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When we moved to Oklahoma, our family got to live in a little apartment for a few months.
An apartment that flies liked to fly into.
So we started a tradition.
Every family should have a tradition regarding houseflies, don't you think.
So, when we moved into our home, we had even more houseflies.
Because, when doors are propped open, bugs will come in.
I told the people of the house,
"Each fly you kill-I'll pay you a quarter."
Money well spent.
Last summer I handed out a few quarters.
I guarantee you, they will bring me a few dead flies as soon as the season rolls around.
And I won't even have to ask.
What do you think the price of a spider should be?
(There was a tarantula on my front porch last summer. miss s saw three huge spiders, a few huge moths, fireflies and a frog/maybe a toad trying to knock down our garage door one evening last week. Just thought you'd like to know.)
At least a dollar! I'd be willing to pay big bucks for someone else to deal with the creepie-crawlies and not me!ReplyDelete
GREAT idea. I might have to use that one too. :)ReplyDelete
a dollar a spider. that's my final offer. :)ReplyDelete
The frog / toad migrated to the back. I followed it from the garden hose to the back patio. I hope it's smart enough to migrate out of the backyard before it becomes Petey fodder.ReplyDelete
Just to help with some confusion that last comment might have caused, R OK is "my mr." and he's giving me this news because I am not home to see for myself. And the dog's real name is ....Petey. :) Now you know.ReplyDelete
I wonder if the frog is knocking on the back door.
I hope it's smart enough to clear out, because that dog thinks anything near her yard is her toy. We don't want to be cleaning up frog guts.-And when I refer to "we," I mean R OK, because he's the one who'd have to clean it up because he is so kind, he would never leave dried up frog guts out for me to clean up.
He's a catch, I tell ya.