Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Not Slackers

They're just so cute sometimes that I hate to smash them.


Mrs. Fanelli said...

I don't. No sympathy for the freeloaders whatsoever!

Kk said...

Um...what is that they are climbing on?

Marco Fanelli said...

mrs. fanelli wrote:
> No sympathy for the freeloaders

You're talking about the ants and not me, right?

kk wrote:
> what is that they are climbing on?

A drop of honey. I put it on the kitchen counter deliberately, just to see how long it would take before they discovered it. Every morning for the last couple weeks we find 20+ ants crawling around, or way more if we accidentally left a tiny crumb of food. Truly annoying, but also amazingly industrious. The other day I saw one dragging a piece of shredded Parmesan cheese that was like 10X the size of the ant!

So yeah... the ants found the honey drop in about five minutes. I let them drink for a bit while I took pictures ...then I smashed them and wiped it up. At least they died happy.

Anonymous said...

PETA should be protesting outside your house any day now.

Marco Fanelli said...

People for the Ethical Treatment of Ants?

Greg Knowles said...

Marco, you scored some humor points on that last comment. LOL