Category Archives: Reptiles

Dere’s a snake inna house

…or there was. The cat was mildly amused. The snake, less so. The reptile warded off the cat through liberal release of a particularly horrendous smelling substance. They were separated, the snake released outside and the corner scrubbed. And scrubbed. … Continue reading

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Warmin’ up

Got into the 80’s this week. It is now reliably warm enough for the snakes to come out and amuse house cats by laying across the front porch. And an amused house cat is unlikely to misbehave, so in general … Continue reading

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Just testing out the new phone

New phone, new video camera. So gotta test it on this Pseudemys concinna, or river cooter, laying eggs in the driveway. 12 eggs in all. The laying took about an hour from start to finish. Don’t worry. She didn’t seem … Continue reading

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Turtle nestin’ time

Getting hot. Finally stopped raining. And the pond turtles are out. There are nests everywhere, if you know what to look for. Most of them will be broken into by dogs and raccoons.¬†Damn mammals. This¬†female was found laying her eggs … Continue reading

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Canvas is done!

Canvas to the black rat snake/ukulele strap has been finished. And here it is:

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