Wet Sunday morning stumper

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I recieved fluries yesterday, today it is light rain, puts me in the mood for French toast and a 3 egg omelette with onion, mushrooms, and sharp cheddar and whatever type of critter bits I can find.

Speaking of critters we have one that is real tough, it can be frozed, or dried in a vacuum, subjected to radiation, or pressured at 6 times the pressure that is found at the bottom of the ocean and still live to get up and walk away on its legs and these are named____________________?

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 25, 2001



and no, I didn't use a search engine

Heading out for a two mile walk, then finishing up the remodel job on a small house. Did the work myself, Mitch. Then, I have gardening to do, and I need to run to my classroom to get ready for Monday. Just another lazy Sunday.


-- Rose (open_rose@hotmail.com), November 25, 2001.

I would say cockroaches as well. Hey, Mitch, why don't you send us all a bit of the omelet...Sounds so good...as long as the critter bits aren't cockroaches! (I don't care how many nutrients I'm missing;<}) It rained here most of the day yesterday but it's beautiful this morning. I bet you wake up to bright skies tomorrow.

-- Debbie in S IL (dc1253@hcis.net), November 25, 2001.

Mitch: I had a western omelett for breakfast also...Ummmmm....

-- Robert Smith (snuffy@1st.net), November 25, 2001.

Cockroaches. They also can live with their heads completely severed until the body starves to death. Now that's indestructable.

-- Gary in Indiana (gk6854@aol.com), November 25, 2001.

I don't know about cockroaches but what you described is the Armadillo that comes into the backyard every night. Even the dumb dog is scared of it . I have shot at it, thrown bricks at it, run it into the raven with a big stick, tried poisening it,(didn't last long, I couldn't keep the cats locked up),yesterday, I even drove the truck thru the yard, ran over a tricycle and busted a toy truck tring to run over the stupid thing. So if this is the answer to the stumpter, I am in real trouble!-

-- Micheale from SE Kansas (mbfrye@totelcsi.net), November 25, 2001.

Roaches! I hate them! But Boric acid will stop them cold!!!!!!

-- Kelly in Ky (Ksaderholm@yahoo.com), November 25, 2001.

NO, not roaches; not minature armadillos, think small. My puter was down due to rain, from 11 am to 8:30 pm. today due to rain killing phone line. Citizens Communications in W. Va. deserves the wrath that is typical of here.

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 25, 2001.


-- Melissa (me@home.net), November 25, 2001.


(I'm TIRED!) Been painting all day. Getting close to done, finally.

-- Rose (open_rose@hotmail.com), November 25, 2001.


Or maybe scabies?


Are they real legs or are they flagella?

-- Laura (LadybugWrangler@hotmail.com), November 26, 2001.

Answer is at http://www.microscopy- uk.org.uk/mag/artmay99/dwbear.html scroll down halfway to click on a picture; for the typing impaired they are called tardigrades or water bears.

-- mitch hearn (moopups@citlink.net), November 26, 2001.

Thank you, Mitch, that site is so cool! My closet has a top of the line microscope in it waiting for Christmas. It has taken a lot of self control not to give this to my kid early so she can get to work with it. I don't want to cheat her out of Christmas morning unwrapping.

At 7 years old, she knew the life cycle of frogs and salamanders and wanted to know what was in the pond water that we couldn't see. Now we may find out we have bears in our backyard after all!

-- Laura (LadybugWrangler@hotmail.com), November 26, 2001.

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