For the first time since I started putting out mouse traps I caught one that survived the experience. Not sure how, but it somehow got wedged between the side of the trap (it’s a small contained box-like device) and the swing arm that comes down to break their little necks. I took pity on the little vermin and carried the trap outside and set him loose. Hopefully he stays away and tells all his little mouse friends not to come sniffing around my apartment. If it happens again, Mickey will be sleeping with the fishes.
PROLOGUE: A BLACK CONDOR DIPPED her featherless head and flapped her wings, straining for height. Another vulture drifted in front of her, forcing the condor to climb higher in the crowded wheel of circling birds. The condor struggled, her body weak from having little to eat over the past month. The sun had yet to… Read more »