Pest Gazette

Pest Gazette, Spring 2019

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Insects wake up too, in Spring! What brings them to your home?   Click Here for full newsletter   Moisture Issues Insects and other pests need the same things we do: food, shelter, and water. Unfortunately, we often provide them with one or all of those things! Eliminating or reducing moisture in and around your home […]

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PestGazette, Winter 2018

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Sneaky Winter Pests   Download PDF Indoor heating is essential to many of us, especially for people who live in areas that receive heaps of snow and the occasional ice storm. Unfortunately, those lovely conditions we create indoors are also extremely inviting to outdoor pests looking to escape the winter wonderland as well. Insects are […]

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Fall 2017 Pest Gazette

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Download PDF Avoiding Common Pantry Pests Is As Easy As One, Two, Three!   The term “pantry pest” is used to describe a handful of insects that commonly infest foods such as cereal, rice, flour and spices typically found in your kitchen pantry. Many of these pests are introduced into homes through already infested foods, […]

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Pest Gazette Summer 2017

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Download PDF Bees vs. Wasp In the summer months, backyard barbeques are often visited by uninvited stinging insects. Stinging insects send more than half a million people to emergency rooms each year and most of these stings are caused by wasps and hornets. Although capable of stinging, under normal circumstances, bees play a beneficial role […]

Poets Corner

StillPoint

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In the center of human longing Is a sacred space; The destination of a weary traveler; An inn at the end of the world. It is a place from which All outward activities proceed; The wellspring of the spirit. It is the still point in a turning world. There the particulars of the past Move […]

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In The Winter Sky

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Light lay cold in the winter sky Sun streaked gold on the path that lie Between the ice and boot pack snow That took me to my boyhood home.   A walk of little import then Has come to call in time again For no particular reason why But for the similarity of the sky. […]

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A Patch of Ice

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Snow had fallen overnight And dropped a thin veneer of white Just enough it was to hide The truth that lay below my side For surely I’d a walked around That piece of earth that took me down If I had only seen below An extraordinary fall of snow. But tricks lay restless and beauty […]

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The Songs of Cimarron

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  Out my window to the wide open plains Come a rolling thunder of a fast moving train West of Independence toward the Colorado Springs In the land of the jackal and the meadowlark wing.   There were songs in the air as we made our way Past the farms and the fields and the […]