February 13: Ant Invasion

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Ants have invaded my bathroom. It happens every spring. Tiny black sugar ants. I got after them with cotton balls soaked in borax-laced simple syrup. A home concoction that miraculously worked. I won the battle, but the war? The war is never over. I understand that the total biomass of ants on the earth is greater than the total biomass of human beings. Given there are 7 billion of us that’s frightening though.

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