This is quite a shock to realise how dangerous your
life can be on the othe rside of the ocean!
We don't have this kind of threat hanging over us
here in Holland.
Makes me shiver just to think of it!
Please, be careful,!
Can't dogs be
trained to see them first?
It could be a safe option then...
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Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 3:23
Subject: [iris-photos] copperhead
This is the 2nd one this weekend. I'm not pleased about it. Facing post
bloom cleanup is going to take some fortitude. Reaching down into a clump
to remove spent stalks, the debris from the wind and dead/dying leaves is
going to make me edgy - and that's certainly where he's been resting. This
little fellow is about the size of the one that caused me to spend the
night in a hospital as a patient that I've ever spent. I was lucky -
fingers are still whole and attached. I'd rather not go through it
I'm a bit fond of my fingers and losing one might put a crimp in
daubing. It's tedious enough as it is. So for all you gardeners that
be subject to having them, be alert! Easier said than done, I know.
are nearly impossible to see much of the time.
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