genegerue at ruralize.com
Fri Jan 16 08:13:47 EST 2009
On Jan 15, 2009, at 8:05 PM, Robert Walton wrote:
> Before I even get to the point of trying nail polish, I end up digging
> them out with my nails.
A touch of bleach and they are dead and the bite is disinfected.
I once had such a batch of bites that I was itching all over. I ran a
tub of cool water, poured in a cup of bleach and bathed in it. Did the
The best thing is to keep grass and weeds mowed very short wherever
> I wonder what pioneers did. What were their reactions to all these new
> and inescapable bugs?
Mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, no-see-ums, they had them all. They
suffered. I've seen old photos where the people had slathered mud all
over their bodies in an effort for relief.
I wonder if they thought to do mud wrestling.
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