I was sitting at the table enjoying a yummy after lunch treat; a Smart Ones Peanut Butter Cup Sundae (so good by the way and only uses 4 points) when suddenly I hear a rustling noise. I look up and there on the chair next to me was another damn Stink BUG! (I wish I could say I stopped eating my desert but nope… it was just too good to stop. Although I must admit I did not enjoy it as much as I would have liked to knowing that this creepy crawler was watching me.)
Mr. Gross Stink Bug meet my readers, readers this is Mr. Gross Stink Bug.
Pretty gross huh? I know I know how could I possibly keep eating with this thing sitting across from me. You obviously have not tried this desert.
Besides the fact that no one comes between me and my ice cream, I know that although they are extremely unsightly looking they are relatively just a nuisance type of bug. What I mean is they do not sting and they don’t cause any structural damage to your home. What they do is leave a horrific noxious order behind if you squish them. That is something we found out after well… squashing one.
Still, I am not keen on having any bug in my house, especially one whose name alone sounds so unwelcoming. STINK BUG… come on, maybe if he had a cute name like Lady Bug or VW Bug I might think differently. Say why do people always say, “He is Cute as a bug!” Most bugs look like the one I showed you. Are people really saying your baby/kid is ugly? Sorry I digress.
Anyway after inhaling my sundae I was ready to go to combat. Now as I mentioned before battling these fellows is a bit tricky because well… they can skunk you. So I whipped out old faithful… MY BROOM! This is the same bad boy that I carried around with me from room to room after the mouse sighting several months ago. One can never be too prepared is my motto.
I swatted… he scurried. The closer he got to me the more I squeaked. Finally I got a rhythm going and opened up the front door and swept the little bugger out. I was so happy that I started doing a victory dance. I am talking “Icky Shuffle” type of thing. It was me and my broom getting our groove on. Until I heard laughter.
Oh yes I gave the mailman quite a show it seems. DAMN STINK BUGS!