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Why are the disgusting insects called wood ticks when they are almost always finding us when we are in tall grass? Grass ticks? Usually the end of June pretty much means they are done until next year. The mosquitoes on the other hand don’t give up until frozen. You only really know how annoying they are when one tries to get in your hearing aid. Back in the sixties there were columns of them going way up in the sky sometimes that looked like smoke. Smudges or really smokey fires were kept burning for days and weeks to give the farm animals a break from them. In July we trade the ticks for hors...


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