Mosquitoes are thick…

imagesThe Tiny Russian Village has one thing that is definitely in abundance; Mosquitoes…

Water sitting everywhere from all the winter snow melt and recent rains, means sitting water for growth of mosquitoes. The frogs are doing their best to eat them, but the swallows are just now starting to come home for the summer and they are not up to speed yet. Thus without our wonderful swallows eating the demon mosquitoes. We are being slaughtered by the little devils…

Last night they gathered up on the window screen of the only open window of the village home and after they became a blanket thick enough to stop air flow. I sprayed DEET at the window in a cloud of mosquito death and they either flew quickly or died in a huge pile on the outer window sill. Contrary to popular belief, DEET when sprayed directly upon a mosquito, kills that mosquito dead as as door nail and fast….Maybe it is something else in the spay I use, but all the spray I buy in Russia kills them dead and makes me happy. It is DEET, I have used DEET even in the deep dark jungles. I know what DEET is and it did the same in those damn dark jungles…

But I know; DEET kills nothing and thus, I am an idiot as usual, as I spay the stuff and keep me from becoming a pin cushion. I when using the outhouse, play a game of shoot the mosquito. Since even spaying first and waiting for the fog to clear, does not stop the vast numbers of demons. I spray any mosquito that tries to fly in to say hello. They drop immediately and after three to four seconds of flopping on the ground. They die. Thank god!

What ever works, I say…

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index Svetochka goes home today to Moscow. I sad…

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signboysonlyBozachka and I will be bachelors again, we have to put up the, “No Girls Allowed!” sign…

Boza and I keep the sign up when Svetochka is not here. Then when she leaves we put up our sign and keep the girls away. Not that any girls really want to bother us, but it makes us feel better and safer. For girls are mean…

Well except Svetochka…

WtR

kKEETON @ Windows to Russia…

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