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tashabear
tashabear
ack! stinky!
There is distinct skunk smell outside, and it is permeating my house. Wolfie says it's skunk sex, which is apparently more pungent than just angry/scared skunk. This is the second time in as many days that these nympho skunks have done the nasty near my house, and I really wish they'd get a room somewhere else. The stink is giving me a headache.

i feel: nauseated nauseated

5 trips or shoot the rapids
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tpau From: tpau Date: May 6th, 2004 10:45 pm (UTC) (base camp)
they are taking a cue from the trees (trees are having sex in the air, and i have allergies!)
sandthistle From: sandthistle Date: May 6th, 2004 11:19 pm (UTC) (base camp)
GAK. That's ARWFUL. *hands Tasha clothespin for nose*
tashabear From: tashabear Date: May 6th, 2004 11:23 pm (UTC) (base camp)
It's almost gone, and the window is shut in this room. I was going to go into the next room to sew, but now.. maybe I'll wait a bit. :-)
cellio From: cellio Date: May 7th, 2004 08:00 am (UTC) (base camp)
Yuck. I wonder what scent would drive them away ("oops, someone else's room!") -- whatever it is, it's got to smell better than skunk sex!
tashabear From: tashabear Date: May 7th, 2004 10:51 am (UTC) (base camp)
Eh, I figure "skunk rut" will be over soon. Part of the problem is that since they outlawed trapping in MA, there has been a population explosion in the skunk community, and they threaten to overrun urban areas. When I lived in Worcester, Wolfie and I would sometimes walk about half a mile to a little bar on Kelly Square. Walking home one night, we counted 7 dead, road-killed skunks, and this is within throwing distance of Rte 290, in a very built-up residential area.
5 trips or shoot the rapids