Wednesday, January 01, 2003

Rodent fishing

From Rita at Res Ipsa, how to fish for squirrels.

In college I spent a year and a half living in a godforsaken downtown YMCA. There was plenty of atmosphere - bums, a porn store, a hotsheet joint and a narrow alley where you might occasionally catch a hooker earning her fee on the fire escape. But at night, before the winos came back to the alley, I heard it had some pretty good rat fishing from the fourth floor roof.

At first I thought my buddies were pulling my leg, but no - they were even shown on the front page of the campus newspaper with a big stringer of rats.

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