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....

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