We have all used a similar phrase at one time or another: “He is as mean as a snake”.
I used to think that the only “good” snake was a dead one! After all, the serpent was a problem time and time again in the Bible.
We have had significant flooding in the area, and it appears as though the snakes have possibly been driven to higher ground in this neck of the woods. We have had three very long snakes in our yard in the last several weeks.
The first one was only seen by my hubby and in our front yard and he was able to kill it. There we have a “good” snake. The second five foot beauty was seen climbing up our large maple tree in the back yard while he was looking out the window. Needless to say, he made it up the tree. Continue reading Snakes and Reputations