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That Tiny Niggling Little Prickle

That Small Feeling That Something’s Wrong

My intuition sounds its gong.
I have an inkling something’s wrong.
I look  around  for what’s amiss,
but cannot tell what signals this. 152 more words

The tick horror show

Wood ticks lie in wait everywhere.

This was a bad tick day.  I had ticks all over me all day, and I thought I should have kept count.   131 more words

Life: Lived

Saskatchewan could see more ticks thanks to cool, wet spring

Saskatchewan’s wood tick population could be on the rise as a result of cool, wet weather in parts of the province.

The two types of adult ticks in the province lie dormant during the winter and suffer in dry and hot conditions, according to Dr. 245 more words


The ticks came marching two by two

I was out in the garden half the day, putting in some starts.  I go back to my pots of broccoli, and I find a mass of competing ticks playing king of the mountain on the popsicle stick (gross!). 306 more words