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On Nature

Nature doesn’t like me, but that’s ok, I don’t like Nature much either.  I went camping for a week or two every summer as a child and I always got back in the car sticky with sweat, oozing Mountain Dew from every pore, and covered in bug bites.  301 more words


Marcia and James, it’s Ojos de Agua. Ojos de Agua. Ojos de Agua. Ojos de Agua.

Yesterday (11/16) marked 4 months in El Salvador. Time flies! 973 more words

Blog Posts

Scientists Discover Why Mosquitos Love Human Blood

Scientists have discovered the reason that mosquitos switched from feeding on animals to humans: the smell of a chemical vapor on human skin.

The chemical, called sulcatone, has a unique scent that mosquitos learned to associate with food, … 81 more words

Mosquito Repellent

Combine in a 16 oz bottle:…
15 drops lavender oil
3-4 Tbsp of vanilla extract
1/4 Cup lemon juice.
Fill bottle with water. Shake.Ready to use. 79 more words

Do It Yourself Ideas

Gardening in the tropics - waterlilies in Grenada

Isn’t this beautiful? A big rusty tub of waterlilies – however, I wonder, how the mosquito population is controlled in this situation where you are providing large pools of stagnant water,  which would have to be the ideal breeding ground. 118 more words

Random Thoughts And Daily Musings

Things I Love: BugX 30 Towelettes

A friend of mine is heading for Kenya in a couple of weeks and she and I were going over her packing list. It seems that she’s a virtual mosquito magnet and she was concerned she might be attacked on Safari. 306 more words


The Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Hammock

The Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Pro hammock is a special hammock that was designed to protect travelers against mosquitos and other insects. It comes with a special net that covers the hammock. Read more about it here.