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I have one of those plastic "hose reel's" that's in a little container. So it looks like a little box sitting next to my spicket.

Anyway, my garden is right on the edge of the range my hose can reach, so most of the time I tip the hose reel over when I pull the hose out trying to reach the garden. Normally no big deal, I just walk back to the house and put the container back in the correct position. Not this time...this time there was a four foot black snake that had apparently made a home of my hose container and wasn't happy I had tipped it over.

Black snakes are pretty common in West Virginia, so I didn't mind him. What bothers me is that he was near the house. Because if he was hanging out near the house, that means there's food there (ie mice).

Needless to say, I broke out the weed-eater and cut down the tall stuff that was way past due to be trimmed near the house anyway.

Warthog, removing habitat for small furry creatures :)

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