Anything showing numbers: signs, a child holding up fingers to show how old he is, a number on a shirt, house numbers, whatever..." I am so pleased that the robins are back, and the temperatures are rising above freezing point. What is interesting for me is that 4/4 is my late mother's birthday. Born in 1925, she lived a good life well. I often think I must phone her...
They are bad in South Eastern Ontario's cottage country.
I've picked off 6 ticks in two days.
They are ubiquitous. Here is the one I found on Dorah. It's just a speck, until it feeds. See the photos of the engorged tick.