Daily Archives: February 3, 2011

Send me your bird posts, and check out these carnivals.

The Superbowl of Birding is out, and by that I mean I and the Bird Web Carnival number CXLIII. Pronounced like Cthulhu but with an “i” sound at the end. You will find it here at the Slugyard blog.

The next edition of I and the Bird is set for February 17th, and I will be hosting it here, so please send me your bird blogging. It would be helpful if you put IATB in the subject line of your email to me.

The Bobo Carnival of Politics is out as well. Bobo is a clown, so be careful. Click here.

Elderly Minnesota Couple Fends Off Home Invader With Gun

… they weren’t scared, but the guy trying to rob them sure was.

Wally was sitting at his computer when the man entered his home.

“He just stood there in that doorway, standing there with a shovel,” said Wally. “I thought, ‘what the hell is going on here?’ I thought it was a joke!”

After hearing all the commotion, his wife, Betty, went to the front of the house and found him on the floor. Wally had been punched in the nose and it was bleeding.

“I sat on the edge of the bed. He says, ‘give me your hands! I’m going to tie you up!’ And I said, ‘No, I don’t think so,” Betty said.

What? Who punched whom? Wait, was this guy armed? This is a very poorly written article.

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