Wednesday, November 26, 2008
In the ongoing episode of "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" that is my life at Felt Up HQ, I discovered today that mere feet from my ancient, decrepit house is a giant complex of red ant hills, so advanced that they rival the Great Pyramids of Egypt. Those ants are busy bees, let me tell you. They are all hard at work making those pyramids ever-larger in preparation for taking over the yard, then the block, and then THE WORLD.
I made a little film of the ant hills in action. I did a terrible job. Suffice it to say that everything you see that isn't a leaf or my foot is ANTS. It's a bit boring, and I'm no Marlin Perkins, but you'll get the jist. There is also a wee treat for lovers of a certain breed of dog at the very end (I didn't realize the camera was still rolling when I walked away):