By | 2016-12-18T17:01:36+00:00 November 10th, 2005|0 Comments


So, I was putting my laundry in the dryer, and all of a sudden I hear the doorbell — maybe. The washer/dryer is in the downstairs half bathroom, which is immediately to your left when you walk in our door, so it’s possible I was just hearing things … ironically it’s harder to hear the doorbell from that room and it’s right next to the door. So, anyways, I look in the peephole … no one there. So I open the door just to be sure it wasn’t a neighbor kid (they are constantly throwing balls and other odd objects in our backyard … we’re fenced-in so no one can access it but us) and all of a sudden someting jumps on my hand! I thought it was a gecko … no big deal, see them all the time. So my cats start chasing around whatever it was, and it happened to be a huge cockroach! Yuck! I turn into girly-girl when I see huge gross bugs and usually I’m throwing out little girl screams while I’m trying to chase/kill/run away from the thing. So I was kind of relying on my cats to “clean up” the mess … they wouldn’t stop playing with the darn thing! I finally had to beat it down with a stick and get it into a cup to throw it outside. Those cats will eat a gecko faster than they will kill a bug … they don’t get outside much. At least it wasn’t a giant centipede … one time seeing one of those things in my house was enough to scare the poop out of me for a lifetime!

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My name is Nicole and I’m a photographer, author, & educator living in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. When I’m not making photos I’m writing books and tutorials for my online store, Learn more about me and my story here.

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  1. dpmclan November 18, 2005 at 7:26 pm - Reply

    yer such a crack-up:)

  2. Angie November 19, 2005 at 1:20 am - Reply

    Ha, Ha, girly-girl!

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