Just along for the ride

2013-07-15T10:40:00Z Just along for the rideRick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 15, 2013 10:40 am  • 

I slogged my way into the kitchen to make coffee at 5:30am this morning as our kids were stirring in their beds. I looked out the window and thought a storm had blown another chunk of flotsam into the pool. Alas, it was just our neighborhood gila monster who had ventured too far out on the pool cleaner hose seeking a drink or some floating bugs. My guess is it's the same one that I found clinging desperately to the wall inside skimmer box about nine months ago. It was a lot smaller then!

My wife and I carefully coaxed the big fella onto the pool skimmer and I relocated him a little further into the desert. I'm sure he'll be back....

Copyright 2014 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Featured businesses

View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...