Minding my own business, pricing things online for the upcoming garage sale, I threw myself violently away from the keyboard this morning.
I found myself facing a bark scorpion heading for the mouse pad. I've been stung before and didn't want a repeat. Burning pain for hours, and nothing seems to help.
Yesterday I'd been congratulating myself at the lack of scorpions finding their way into the house. See if I do that again!
Art jumped up and dispatched it with the butt end of the 9 volt flashlight. "Crunch-Squish" and it was done!
I think the senior indoor cat was miffed; he loves those hot and spicy snacks. Usually he finds them, eats them, and spends a day or two with a swollen muzzle. I never understood his fascination with the nasty creatures. Maybe it's the challenge?
As for me? Crush-Kill-Destroy! Better yet, leave the scene and have someone else take care of it.