Entries by Randy Lind

The Snowstorm of ’19

The Snowstorm of ’19 It’s CRAZY out there!!! Round 1 of snow came and went without much hype.  Small amounts of snow and ice remain, as of today, but besides a little inconvenience, there wasn’t really much effect.  I shoveled all of our sidewalks at our office that day and sprinkled out some Zero Ice (which is […]

Ahh, snow days…..

Remember when we were kids and the snow started falling?  What an exciting and glorious feeling.  The possibilities were endless:  School being canceled, riding our sleds and inner tubes down the hills, snowball fights,  building snow fort walls for our snowball fights, making snowmen and snow angels, etc.  I think the best feeling was that […]

My First Memorable Spider Experiences

Last time we left off at telling some stories about spiders. Childhood Experiences I was ten years old and had just gone to bed and laying there I felt a “tickle” on my leg. I thought it was just an itch, so I brushed my leg off under the covers. When I felt it again […]

The Spider – Misconceptions and My Experiences

Bravo”!! to KCPQ 13 for their recent story regarding arachnophobia. If I had a nickel for every person that said they had black widows or brown recluse I could have retired years ago! I have been very fortunate to have personally seen Mr. Crawford speak about spiders at several seminars. I am pleased to see […]

Have You Been Stung by a Yellow Jacket This Year? 

Ouch, I feel for you! We had a very early start this year with wasps and yellow jackets. Our early warm spring that continues into a sweltering, consistently hot summer, led to population EXPLOSIONS of these nasty pests. While yellow jacket stings can really pack a wallop, they can also lead to other serious problems. There can be varying […]

Give Your Home a Once Over

One of the best ways to keep your home pest free is to pay attention. Give your home a once over while you’re walking your yard with a cup of coffee in the morning. Check your crawl space vent screens and crawl space access door. Your screens should be ¼” mesh which is standard for […]