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Blog entry by Karson posted 322 days ago 1204 reads 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I came back from Toy Making for the Mason Dixon Woodworkers and I sat down at my computer and I looked up at my monitor and this is what I saw.

She disappeared from her cage about 3 weeks ago and has had the run of the house since then.

I guess she wanted o find a nice warm spot. How she got up from the floor onto my computer desk was also a challenge. She didn’t want to go back into her cage.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 322 days ago

Kind of hard to have a poster on a telephone poll for lost snake :)) Glad it had a happy ending Karson.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jeff in Huntersville

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#2 posted 322 days ago

We similarly lost ours a few years back. One night my daughter said, “Daddy there’s something wiggly under the dresser” and there she was.

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lew

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#3 posted 322 days ago

Next time I stop by, I’m staying in the front yard!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Napaman

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#4 posted 322 days ago

I am with LEw!!! I am so glad she did not wiggle out while you were on a table saw—-I have one major weakness when I work—-I get jumpy when I am so focussed that when someone comes around the corner it freaks me out. Not a good thing…I cant imagine if I saw a snake…

Glad she is safe…even though snakes scare me…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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SebringDon

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#5 posted 322 days ago

We don’t keep snakes as pets, but I had a corn snake crawl inside the warm pool motor one cool night after it had switched off. The next morning when the timer kicked on, poof, one less corn snake and over $200 to replace the motor.

-- Don

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grizzman

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#6 posted 322 days ago

glad it had a good ending also karson, she is a pretty one…i must be getting sorta good at snake recognition, i got it right off…are there any other snakes in the house…this is a side of karson we didnt know…lol…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Karson

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#7 posted 322 days ago

She was my son’s and she got loose in NJ for over 3 months. I saw this plastic snake on a shelf in my family room and I wondered what child put it there. I touched it and it moved, so I figured it was gone forever. She’s gotten loose about 5 or 6 times and always shows up somewhere.

My son moved out and so the rest of the family is taking care of the snake. She’s between 3 and 4’ long so she has lots of strength. She lifts the lid off her cage. We have Shaker candle boxes piled on top be she moved them all also.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 322 days ago

Looks like it’s copper in color…
... I don’t think it’s a Copperhead… what kind is it?

Glad you found it… sounds like it was making herself at home… LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Karson

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#9 posted 322 days ago

It’s a Corn Snake Joe. She’s very friendly but she did bite me once when she missed the mouse and got my finger. I had two nice small holes in my finger.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mmh

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#10 posted 322 days ago

Guess you don’t have a rodent problem! My neighbor complains of a constant battle of black rat snakes invading her home.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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eddie

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#11 posted 322 days ago

she was looking for the mouse ,pretty snake

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Karson

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#12 posted 322 days ago

Eddie: very good.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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derosa

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#13 posted 322 days ago

I’m hoping the kids never get into snakes, just don’t think I’d want the experience of finding that anywhere in my house.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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oldnovice

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#14 posted 322 days ago

My daughter-in-law’s brother is into all kinds of weird creature; snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, lizards and who knows what else. My daughter-in-law says it was to keep the nosy parents out of his room … needless to say it worked and kept quite a few of his friends out too!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 321 days ago

It’s a pretty snake. However, I don’t particularly want a snake for a pet. My wife would probably have a heart attack. My wife went to the front door one time and found a note on the door that was left by a resident from down the street. He had put the same note on everybody’s door in the nieghborhood. He wanted everyone to be on the lookout for his six foot long boa constrictor. He said that if you see it don’t bother it and call so he could come get it. He said that it was harmless. My wife worried about it for months.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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