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Pest control around chickens

This is how I control flies, mice, and other rodents on my homestead.



Once upon a time, almost a year ago. ROB nominated me to do a free-writing challenge. It’s a challenge where I dump thoughts on this post and leave the words as they are, WITHOUT EDITING. 531 more words


Sleep Eludes Me

The thought of sharing a bed now is absolutely abhorrent. 1,063 more words

August 23rd 1916

Rats are constant and entirely unwelcome guests everywhere where there is human flesh on which to feast. British soldiers fight as continuous a battle with them as they do with the Germans, and it is splendid that there should now be an Officer Commanding Rats! 416 more words


Realising no one cares perhaps is freeing,
And they do care until they realise they don’t.
It’s not their fault, it’s yours. They do want to care… 38 more words


In a Bubble

My daughter said this afternoon, “Mommy, do you remember when we saw that dead rat on the street and its stomach had exploded and its guts were moving? 73 more words


Book review: The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Every once and a while an article or opinion piece comes along criticising children’s and young adult fiction as somehow lesser, (less worthy, less serious, less complex) than fiction written for adults. 217 more words