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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

Cold and windy day wildlife in the Great North....

Posted on 2011.02.21 at 08:28


mechtild at 2011-02-26 17:43 (UTC) (Link)
Tick-borne lyme disease is a public health issue here, too. But I think the ticks are not present in this weather. Here June and July are when the ticks hatch and mature. Not that there aren't deer about then, but it's not much of the year. That's when there are warnings about looking for ticks if going in the woods, especially through brush or undergrowth. Lyme ticks are so tiny, though, they are easily missed. The standard ticks are easy to spot.

You've been having a heavy snowfall this winter? It was that way here, too, but only for the first part of the winter. We are looking at the same dirty, melted-frozen-melted-frozen snow piles that were there in early January. Bleh.

I hope you are staying tucked in and warm, my dear. It's a treat to hear from you.

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