Tuesday, September 23, 2008

The Scream... by Edward Munch and me....


Not much to tell. After a fairly horrid day yesterday I posted about a little cricket who kept me awake.. I quickly deleted the post and the cartoon cricket photo... "Be more positive," I told myself. Unable to think of anything positive, I just went without a post...


Tonight... after a much better day I went upstairs to tell my mom goodnight. In that alerting pattern only recognizable with the brain's horror.. at least to me.... I saw it... Ssssss-ing its design in the door INSIDE between kitchen and dining room ..... a black rat snake (I think that's the species... at least it was a medium sized snaked poised to move)... Okay. Let it be said. I am NOT brave.... I am optimistic. I don't believe every second that a robber will crash through my door, that a mouse will crawl up my leg, that a bat will sweep through the dining room.... that a snake will slither around my home.... BUT IF IT DOES...... I'm as much or more of a weenie as anyone you have ever known. I called my son. He was so dismally slow, and the snake was gone by the time I'd called.... Flashlights, moving furniture.... peering under washer, dryer, cabinets.... Nope... No snake.... Tonight I sleep with the tv on and the lights blaring... At least it seems to be scaring away the little cricket.... Did I mention I don't like it here??????? Aaaaaaghhhhh.....

8 comments:

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

That is my one big fear . I am terrified of snakes. I would be sleeping with the lights on also..m..

Charli and me said...

Eeeks.... I would not be able to sleep while he was in the house. I don't like snakes one bit... I have shivers just thinking about it.. I hope you catch him soon!...

Lisa said...

OMG, DO NOT tell me your mom is okay with this and not prank phone calls? OMG, I can't catch my breath!!!

carolyn said...

I guess if it's a rat / corn snake at least you don't have to worry about it being dangerous to humans.

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Oh I would not be able to sleep at all! I hope you catch him soon!! -...I've just tucked my feet up on my chair!

Hugs,
Dena

Susie Q said...

Oh NO! I am so afraid of snakes...I would not be able to sleep at all! I have shivers just thinking about this!

Julie said...

OMGosh! This is just too funny considering what happened to me yesterday....You HAVE to read my post from yesterday and what I had to wrestle with .... and Honey - my heart goes out to you...from one scardey cat to another!

Megan said...

Oh my gosh! I had goosebumps as I read your post! YIKES! I hope you catch that sneaky snake!