Tag Archives: bugs

Bed Bugs — NO THANKS

October 25, 2012


*shudder* I’m going to New York City on a business trip next month… and it’s an “overnighter.” I haven’t stayed overnight in New York in a few years. Apparently, there’s a bit of a “bed bug” epidemic down there so of course I have a tiny, mild case of FREAKINGOUT!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😯 I hate bugs. HATE […]

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Leave It to Me to Get the Rebellious Bugs That Defy Science

June 16, 2012


While sitting at my desk, I heard some annoying buzzing in the window next to me. I inspected the sill, and discovered a very strange bug. It looked like… well, it had the head of an ant, the thorax of a honeybee, and the abdomen of a beetle! WEIRD!!! I’d never seen anything like it […]

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Conquering the Vile Earwig, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Siberian Winters

July 14, 2011


Last night, I rolled over in bed and was suddenly struck on the leg in pain. A bite! It felt like a hornet’s sting, yow! The thing swelled up to about the size of a quarter and hurt like the dickens. The hubs and I looked everywhere for the malicious critter that had inflicted the […]

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October 24, 2009


To even remember this makes my heart quake inside and my blood run cold. But FINALLY after reading all of your horrific posts about your own spider experiences, I have one of my own to share. I had just gotten into bed. I was getting all cozy and snuggly (the temps are in the 30s […]

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My Computer Has a Bug!!!

September 18, 2009


Can you see it? :rofl: HEE HEE! Lame, I know. But cut me some slack– it’s Friday!! Do you know where the term “computer bug” came from? This is from WikiAnswers: The term ‘bug’ was first used by Grace Hopper on September 9th, 1945 when a real bug, a moth, short-circuited an early computer on […]

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