My Husband Catches a Snake



Yesterday, after we went for a run at the park, our dogs let us know that something was in our yard that didn't belong. Here is the video I took of my husband catching a non-poisonous snake that was on our back porch. If you're a snake-lover, don't worry, he only moved it away from the house. You'll hear my husband suggest I need to get closer to get a good picture, but I was pretty close to the snake. Really, really close!

~Gotta Run Now

Comments

  1. You all are TOOOOOOO funny!!!

    That was a really pretty snake though. How did DH know it was a girl though???

    You have a GORGEOUS yard!! Just think of the garden I could have with all that space = ))

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  2. In fact, we used to have an herb/vegie garden. I'd love to have your wonderful garden in my backyard! When can you put one in?!

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  3. I just watched our video again. I laugh every time I hear my husband say, "Okay, you can stop recording now!"

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  4. Water snakes AND alligators?!! That is scary! Do the snakes live in the lakes where you can swim? Sorry, I'm such a chicken when it comes to snakes...and especially in the water!

    GREAT video, I would have been laughing so hard and you managed to stay so quiet. Love the speech bubbles and written narration.

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  5. Hi Meg!

    It's unnerving enough to be up in a canoe knowing there are snakes and alligators in the lake. So, no, I don't swim in the lake, but others might.

    Glad you liked the video!

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  6. Mercy! I'd have to move if we found a snake in our yard!

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  7. hahaha!! that video is great!! i just saw it (2 years later!). did you all ever figure out what kind it was? my kiddos enjoyed watching it too! you WERE very close to the snake! :)

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  8. My husband's best guess was that it was a broad banded water snake. We used to see snakes all of the time when we lived in the Houston suburbs: on the door mat when I opened the door, in the dirt when I weeded, in the pool, but since moving to the city we haven't seen one snake around our house and it's NICE!

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