After the Mystery

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Today, I’m going to write about something that adds a great spice to life. It lives in every article I’ve ever written, but I’ve never dared write about it, lest the writing gods strike me dead. What on earth am I talking about? I’m talking about that sense of mystery—the feeling that you don’t know… Read more »

Mud Pud Fever

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Why do mothers and fathers hog all the love? Shouldn’t they share? Mother’s Day is around the corner, Father’s Day is coming, and I’m wondering why we can’t have an Uncle’s Day. Don’t those guys deserve their day in the sun, too? My most colorful uncle is Mom’s youngest brother, Keith. When he was a… Read more »

Moms are … Moms

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This is it. This is my moment of truth. I’m seconds away from discovering the silver bullet against gophers I’ve been searching for my whole career at Home Defenders. Fame and fortune, here I come!   My parents are here visiting from Illinois; Mom, unlike me, never left home seeking fame and fortune, grew up… Read more »

Honestly, Erika?

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 Help Wanted: Job duties include typing termite reports, scheduling service calls, answering the phone … and telling the boss he’s wrong. Contact Home Defenders Pest Management.   Writing these articles is fun, but it takes a lot of hard work. I learned to write them the same way I learned to be a professional exterminator:… Read more »