Oct
25

Soldiers of the Devil

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Well, now that it’s about to get cold, hopefully we won’t see as many stinkbugs around these parts.  They were out in full force yesterday, though.  As I’ve mentioned on twitter, I think they are soldiers of the devil.  Not here to harm, but to completely annoy.

I saw something else that I believe comes from the depths of hell.  I’ve only seen a few of them so far, but there are these CRAZY swarms of birds that come by our house every fall.  I mean bird themselves…meh.  Whatever.  But large, crazy swarms of birds?  Nuts.  I believe that I’ve seen the ‘tester’ swarm…which would be the swarm to see if everything is safe.  Check out this picture from last year, though:

This was scary.  I just stuck my hand outside my back door, snapped this picture, then called all my neighbor friends to see if they were watching this.  Then, I hid under the covers.  There was berry-bird-poopies everywhere after this.  Scary. Gross.  Ew.

So, I think the big swarm is coming…I’ll try to take a picture.  But if you think I’m going out on the deck for that, you’re crazy!

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Comments

  1. Kerri says:

    Holy crap Heather! That would freak me out too!! Are you out from under the covers yet??? :-)

  2. Tim Hartzell says:

    Heather that is a shit load of birds. Reminds me of a horrer movie. I never saw that many birds before and I am walking feilds and woods all the time.

  3. Heather says:

    I came out from under the covers…this is from last year. But I’m buying some more covers for this year! I’m ready!!!

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