View from the North 40: The tick tic revisited: I hope it's not an annual thing
Last updated 5/20/2022 at 11:18am
A tic is a frequent unconscious quirk of behavior, and a tick is a hard-to-kill, blood-sucking, parasitic arachnid that causes you to unconsciously and repeatedly scratch your head and body. Tic and tick sound exactly alike. Coincidence?
I think not.
I wasn’t going to write about ticks. I swear. I’m pretty sure I wrote a column about them last year. I had this whole thing about body part discoveries planned out for today. Brand new body parts. Imagine that. Then the ticks started coming on and they kept coming and now I can’t think of anything else.
And I can’t stop scratching m...