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Safety with Snakes and Curious Toddlers

Safety with Snakes and Curious Toddlers

“I see a snake Mommy.” This was the rather nonchalant announcement from Cragbaby the other morning while we were working in the garden.  I looked up to see a brown, slithery friend sunning himself on a rock.  He was maybe a foot long, with a diameter similar to my index finger at his thickest point.  He was motionless, and his body had obviously not warmed up enough to make a fast getaway.  Either that, or he had never encountered a curious toddler.  My guess is that the next time he sees C coming he’ll summon up enough energy to make…Read the rest of this entry →

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Name that Caption: The Snake Whisperer

Name that Caption: The Snake Whisperer

Last week I was flipping through my photo collection while working on another project, when I stumbled upon my pictures from Nepal…and there I sat for a good hour recalling all the stories, mishaps, and blessings from the summer of 2003, when Steve and I spent a few months volunteering in there. Neither of us had ever been out of country before (aside from Canada and the Bahamas, which don’t really count).  While there we did a lot of travelling throughout the country, but our home base was with a local family living in Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. …Read the rest of this entry →

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