Gee Teri; who would have guessed!
This looks like fun, too!
Well I'm right there with ya! I've never in my life seen as many mosquitos as I've seen up here. Every one of them has my name on them. I would never survive without a zapper. What can I say but we are all easily entertained. LOL Zap away friend.
Now, Teri, you have to learn to drive those Cowboy Cadillacs, and wear those boots to become a Texan. This is cute - but, the bug zappers work.
Well I would take a mosquito over those blasted cockroaches any day....You guys can keep Arkansas and Texas all you want...I would never go back there...
You are not a real redneck until you ride shotgun on the back of a pick-up drinking beer or moonshine and raising cain! I kinda cut the explaination of this short as not to offend anyone......
Yee Haw!!! Linda. LOL/Lillian
What a hoot! Next door neighbor swings a real tennis racket & kills those BIG boring bees that are trying to eat his garage! Think it makes him feel better to whack them! Yeah, I live in redneck country...East TN. Waiting for 1971 pickup to die so i can put it in middle of our field & have a "bed of flowers!"
Welcome the the Family...I'm one by Marriage...IF THAT COUNTS??
Let's not forget a toilet in the front yard
(doesn't even have to have flowers)
and the bathtub
Oh man! When we bought this place it had one of those old toilets in the yard with silk flowers in it. She actually thought it was pretty and didn't understand my telling her she could take it with her. LOL That was 2005 and I'm still finding silk flowers in the gardens.
Oh girls, you all crack me up! :-) I had to take my Mom to the airport this morning, so I was kinda bummed a little... I needed all the laughter today! :-) I'm off to a GREAT start to making this a very great day!
Now, no offense, but you say that like it's a bad thing. Where I come from being a redneck is not necessarily considered a bad thing! :-) Just means you're a very hard-working person like a farmer. Minus the beers, of course!
BTW, the worst place for mosquitoes I've ever been is Wisconsin. - huge suckers and millions of them.
Besides, the only good mosquitoes are DEAD mosquitoes! Zap on!! I like the tennis racquet zapper - sounds like fun.
That make my day. It's funny. Thanks
I used to live in Texas, now in Okla. Believe me, the mosquitoes are just as bad here, if not worse! I had a bug zapper ('bout 100 yrs. ago maybe LOL) don't know what ever happened to it. Guess this old redneck is gonna have to go shopping for another one!
I'll take Florida over North Dakota (where I am located at present) any day. I just loved reading your message then all the others. I am in so much pain today and I need to laugh for the endorphins. Please keep the laughs coming. And keep on killing those mosquitos. I just love the thought of you running the mosquito patrol. And irob is right. You need beer cans(full, empty and sculptures) to be a redneck.
Florida is very similar, in weather, to here in NSW, I very nearly moved there to Pt Charlotte, but it wasn't meant to be.
Hugs n roses, Meganne
Teri, I think we have mosquitoes all year round in Australia. As I write this, mosquito coils are burning next to me :)
This is great Saturday morning entertainment! Ya'll are hilarious! Thanks for the laugh!
I could think of worse things to turn into.....
well then, there's.....
Just couldn't think of a one. LOL!!!!
hugs n roses, Meg
BTW, Husband (#1/#3) and I used to have bug zappers back in the 80's when very few people here could afford to buy them. They were considered a luxury that no pool owner/entertainer could be without.
Now I have one that is made like a tennis racket and you stand around swinging it like Navratilova gone insane and you get even more satisfaction at every "zap"
Brother brought it back from China for me cause, like any little kid, when I saw his, I wanted one! LOL!!!
I have just gotten this mental picture of you Meg running around your backyard whacking all those mozzies! LOL!!!!
I love it! Love and blessings Chris
You should see my trying to whack/zap flies, it's hilarious! LOL!!!
Hey Meg I have one of those and accidentally got hubby with it last summer. I guess I got a bit carried away with my swing. Hey now! I did say it was an accident... Didn't I?
Rosie I don't think you are a red neck I have had a zapper or two here I just can not stand those bugs.
Welcome to my world!
-As a native Texan--there is NO place like Texas. We have beaches, mountains, and wildflowers like no others have. At Thanksgiving you may be wearing shorts and flip flops or playing in the snow. Where else do they have rattlesnake round-ups? Welcome to Texas Teri!
You also, have not been to Australia.
We don't have rattle snake round ups, but we do have boat races in a dried up river bed and camel races and bath tub regattas and "drop the little yellow duckies off the bridge and see whose crosses the finish line first" races and annual who can rope swing farthest across the river.
So you see Aus is just as diverse and Aussies are just as nutty (meant in the nicest way) as any Texan. LOLOLOLOL!
Megs, you forgot about the Milk Carton Regatta and the Birdman rally. Maybe they just happen in South Oz.
Mossie zappers are as common as house flies, here.No novelty watching them zap mossies anymore.
We do have camel round ups and export them back to where they came from.
And brumbies in the mountains.
And yes, we are very diverse too. Everything from deserts, rainforests, beaches, and snow in the Alps in winter.
After the rains we have deserts covered in the most magnificent wildflowers imaginable.
We have the clearest, bluest of skies and millions of stars visible at night.
And after a lot of rain in the center we have an inland sea with hundreds of water birds coming out of nowhere.
And yes, Megs is right again, we are total fruit cakes.
OH I really must visit SA one day, I think I would feel right at home. Hhahahaha!
Austrailia sounds wonderfully nutty. I have been to Guam and saw the most beautiful turquoise ocean I have ever seen. I would like to see a boat race in a dried up river bed. Sounds intriguing. I love this group of fruit cakes.
The sky here in summer is the brightest blue and the sunsets are the most vivid reds and the stars, like Ricky said, number in the millions.
How wonderful that we all see our part of this world as the most beautiful of places.
You'd be made welcome here, this is one Aussie who loves to laugh. :-)
Hugs n roses, M
IT is SO satisfying to kill those nasty little mosquitos. I moved to Texas 25 years ago and I don't think there is anyplace else where you can get bit by mosquitos on Thanksgiving day. It is an almost year round nuisance.
You haven't been to Australia! LOL!!!
I agree Meg :)
I would love to visit Australia some day, with mosquitos and all. Gotta take the good with the bad.
Just PLEASE promise me you won't make an empty beer can wind Chime......;)
I think I need to go back to San Diego for a visit before it's too late. :-)
You 2 girls are hilarious...I got a big chuckle out of you both! ~Rita
Jillian this is funny.
I also hate those little critters.
Sorry I used the wrong name
OH WAY KOOL!
Where can I get one? hahahahahahahaha!!!
Oh my this reminds me my FSL door hangers :D
There you go Yoriko... you can make a redneck version! :-)