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Those of you who know me, know that I have some of the oddest fears. Actually, I seem to be afraid of everything. This sometimes bugs my husband, as he is not afraid of anything, it seems. 861 more words



All trolls keep their money under bridges. Everyone knows that. Even the Billy-Goats Gruff know that and all they’re interested in is grass and going where its greener. 633 more words



…I know, I’ve been writing a great deal about animals lately; that’s because there are a lot of them around. Anyway, on a recent evening at around 2 in the morning (I was up working on a project), I heard a giant crash. 280 more words

Deep Thoughts & Fun Stuff

Life Imitates Art...Again!

In a memorable 2009 commercial for Sears Optical that we’ve posted about much earlier , a woman in dire need of an eye exam invites a raccoon inside her house, thinking that the raccoon was her  214 more words


RACCOONS IN THE NEWS: A Tasteful Victory


In jolly old England, one of the more popular brand of crisps (British for “potato chips,” whereas “chips” is British for “French fries”) is Walkers… 218 more words




Only a few studies have been undertaken to determine the mental abilities of raccoons, most of them based on the animal’s sense of touch. In a study by the ethologist H. 128 more words

Laidback Gardener Tip of the Day

Scare Predators Away

As vegetables mature, they attract several pests to the garden: groundhogs, raccoons, squirrels, etc. To help scare them away, apply blood meal, an organic fertilizer, to the soil around the plants just before the vegetables mature. 32 more words