Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother me

Shoo fly, don't bother mee

When I was a kid, one of the songs we sang started, “Shoo fly, don’t bother me. ” Zelda is humming that now. The horse flies almost always show up around the 4th of July and this year they are right on schedule. Poor Zelda, those suckers have quite a bite. Even with a wonderful […]

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Black fly camouflage

Yesterday when I was out hacking Zelda, a black fly the size of a B52 landed on her butt, resulting in a bucking fit of other worldly proportions. Can’t say that I blamed her — that sucker must have stung! — and I was lucky to have a riding companion who directed me to toward […]

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