I know this is predominantly a food blog, but I am going to interrupt this program to bring you a brief message about "City Living".
One of the things I don't like about living in the city is....RATS. Yes, we have them and since I have been living in Baltimore, it has been an ongoing war in the backyard with the RATS.
Lately, Kevin has taken over the task of fighting the war and even dug a 3 foot deep hole in the backyard where they were burrowing through. Take that rats. We are planning on filling it in with gravel, a metal screen, and other items rats don't like.
But today, I am proud to say that a small battle was won by the good guys.
After the rats succeeded at eating through the bottom of our heavy plastic trashcan, we finally bought a metal one. Today, as Kevin was taking the bags of trash out of the metal trashcan, I heard a very manly scream from the backyard.Construction workers had actually just pulled up in the alley behind our house - and they came to see what all the commotion was about just as Kevin was yelling to me about the rat. Ha!
There was a dead rat in the bottom of the metal trashcan.
I am guessing the lid wasn't on as tight as it should have been because this rat didn't chew through the metal. But somehow it got stuck inside and couldn't get out. (The dead rat is in that bag - EWWW)Pine Sol was needed to cover up the stench. I was fresh out of bleach and I figured the lemon scent would be nice.I included this video because I just think it is really funny. You will notice that the grass is out of control in the backyard - please don't judge. It has been raining like crazy - that is my excuse. Also notice the dirt pile and trashcan in the middle of the yard - that is Kevin's doing as I mentioned above, so he is to blame for that. I think his face in this video is priceless.