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  • We are referring, of course, to the little suction deal that dentists hang in the side of your mouth to pull out saliva and bruise the skin on the inside of your cheek where it gets stuck while they insert four fingers and a power saw into your mouth and ask you how your day

Most Important Thing in the World

  • We are referring, of course, to the little suction deal that dentists hang in the side of your mouth to pull out saliva and bruise the skin on the inside of your cheek where it gets stuck while they insert four fingers and a power saw into your mouth and ask you how your day

Or is this the most important?

  • squirrel begs for nuts

    We’ve been feeding the squirrels peanuts.  They have corn and nut feeders in the yard as well, but the peanut feeding is a training exercise, a hobby, an amusement.  We sit on the porch a few times a day, make a sucking/clicking sound to draw them in (as close to squirrel language as we know),

News that Matters

  • Happy Stink Bug

    We at uglY cOUsin share a great deal in common with the stink bug.  Like us, they mean no harm.    Like us, people consider them a nuisance and want to get rid of them.  We are fortunate, though, that no one online is supplying instructions to home owners on how to lure us with

Timmy’s Ugly Culture

  • Backyard camping

    As the holiday approaches, many people are packing for last minute vacations.  And by packing, I mean throwing things in bags and screaming about where their flipflops disappeared to.  “We must enjoy the last bit of summer,” people exclaim.  Families will rush to spend more time in close proximity to one another so school will

Ugly Stories

  • Paper sack mask

    You probably don’t remember me, but I was Larry the stinky kid in second grade.  Maybe you thought my name was simply stinky kid and didn’t even know I was Larry.  I hated Halloween. I lived in a cinder block house on the highway with half-buried tires along the perimeter of our drive.  We used

Unsolicited Advice

  • Fordite

    Before we get any further, you should know not to follow my investment advice.  I invented the Buy High Sell Low (Trademark pending) method of retirement planning.  A worst seller’s list Self-Hindrance book is forthcoming.  Still Fordite is cool, and you might want to get some or look at some or think about some just

Herbite Church Bulliten

  • squirrel and cat

    I watch squirrels for hours.  There’s truth behind the adjective “squirrely,” as I suppose there is behind “catty.” All day long, these squirrels find some perfectly good food, and rather than eat it, they take off with it, run a hundred yards or so, sniff around the dirt with their tails up in the air,

Beach Essential Reading

Basement Archeology