Ever since my whippet ally,
Got sprayed by a skunk,
I’ve developed a weird routine.
When it gets dark and the dogs need to go out, I first start by sticking my head out the porch door and make a series if noises.
Barks, robot noises, car alarms, you know, things that skunks are afraid of.
Steven has a 3 foot long led light stick he uses when he’s under cars.
I take that out with me and shine it around my yard to make sure there are no skunks.
For the rest of the time waiting for my dogs to finish their bussiness,
I stand on my porch holding the light bar like a staff,
Pointing it toward the abandoned house with the family of skunks living under it.
"You shall not pass"