Heck, you might as well, because ground coffee is already full of bug fragments and I’m not kidding. I wish I was, though. If you’re wondering how that’s possible, please, allow me to explain. I did a little research and discovered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes allowances for a certain amount of … Continue reading : if a bug drowns in your coffee, should you still drink it? :
That’s me. I fix things. Not leaky pipes or broken carburetors, but bad moods and distress. That stuff takes the fun out of everything and replaces it with despair. No one deserves that. So I remain alert in an effort to keep everyone happy. There’s really no off-season in this business, it’s round-the-clock work. I’m … Continue reading : little miss fixit :
There is such a thing, you know. They’re a woodboring insect with larvae that burrows into structural timber, causing all kinds of damage. The adults are the real badasses, though. They make a noise like a ticking watch and were considered harbingers of death. The hoot of an owl was a death knell, too, according … Continue reading : the deathwatch beetle :
We’re all pretty quick with a flyswatter or folded newspaper. The instant we see a bug, we whack it. We aren’t picky about how, either. Insecticide, insect repellent, bug zappers, exterminators, a shoe, whatever it takes. While I’ve certainly done my fair share of squishing and swatting, I also have standards. For instance, I draw … Continue reading : the karma of bug killing :
We’re all pretty quick with the fly swatter and folded newspaper. We've got spray cans of insecticide, tubes of insect repellent, bug lights, mosquito netting, an entire industry dedicated to killing bugs. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve done my share of squashing and swatting. I’m as anti-bug as the next guy, but. I draw the … Continue reading The Karma of Bug Killing.