Today’s moment

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6:50AM I am brushing my teeth and getting ready for work. I come out of the bathroom and am standing next to Nelson who is asleep on the bed. Me: (in a whisper) Psst...Are you awake? Nel: (groggy - he's asleep) Huh? Me: When you wake up, look in the tub. Nel: Why? Me: There's a huge, juicy silverfish in ...

Solution #1 to mouse problem

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We have taken some kitty litter from my parents. Hopefully the cat scent will drive away the mouse/mice. Nelson didn't want to use the poison as he didn't want dead mice in our attic. The exterminator option is a last resort as we estimate it will be expensive as they will need ...

Pitter patter

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I heard the little feet this morning as I was lying in bed. I used to think that was the sound of birds on the eves trough (during the summer), but now the sound is very distinctly a critter(s) running around up in the attic. I remembered someone telling me a similar story ...

Little feet

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I was getting dressed in the closet this afternoon when I heard little feet scurrying across the attic floor overhead. I wasn't sure if I was hearing correctly at first, but the second time when 'it' was running in the other direction, I knew those were the sounds of tiny feet. I told ...

Clean ducts

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We've decided to have our ducts cleaned this year, and the guys from Total Duct Cleaning came this morning. It was a dusty, noisy and smelly job, but we now have clean ducts. They hooked up our furnace, using a long hose, to a vacuum machine in their truck. Then the tech's ...