The Bug Man Cometh

And the ongoing conflict plays out on my little plot of land.

Ann Anthony
Human Parts
Published in
4 min readMar 18, 2024

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Photo by Chase McBride at Unsplash.com

I am getting those reminders again. ‘Time for your quarterly pest control treatment.’ Filled with dread, I mark my calendar and try to forget it.

But still, the bug man is coming to my house. I detest these visits; they are my dirty little secret as an environmentally conscious citizen. I pace…

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Ann Anthony
Human Parts

Writer, Enthusiast, Lifelong Learner. A novelist, essayist, and screenwriter, a partner, a reader and an activist wherever I can make a difference.