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Who Needs Bear Spray?

5:39 p.m. on September 23, 2010 (EDT)
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I don't recommend this as a first line of defense, but it worked.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/23/montana-woman-fends-off-b_n_736504.html

6:29 p.m. on September 23, 2010 (EDT)
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Nice!

I guess she knows how to get a bear off her dogs and off her property.

I'm impressed.

6:52 p.m. on September 23, 2010 (EDT)
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Zucchinis are effective against more than bears. Whenever the zucchinis started to ripen in the valley, everyone tried to give (a.k.a., "unload") the surplus on friends and neighbors. These squash seemed to double in size and numbers overnight. Soon, you would start closing your blinds if you saw someone headed your way with a zuch. (Shudder...)

7:07 p.m. on September 23, 2010 (EDT)
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I knew gardening was good for you, but that's something else!

Way to go.

9:24 p.m. on September 23, 2010 (EDT)
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Just heard it on the radio. lol

7:13 a.m. on September 24, 2010 (EDT)
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So do I ditch my bear spray and keep a zucchini on me when I hike.....I think not, but an amazing story!

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