Day 4 – Continued

Anyone know anything about BED BUGS? It would appear that the Quality Inn found my mention of their breakfast offending and slipped some of these critters in my rack. I have a dozen bites between my ankles and waist. It could be chiggers but I was never off gravel or pavement while in Arkansas.

Might there be runes I can write or an incantation I can recite that will give me some relief?


About gunwriter

Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard literally grew up in the woods. He has chased coon hounds until daylight, waited out whitetails perched high in an oak, canoed the New River and hunted from the Montana Mountains to the Green Hills of Africa. During service in the Army and later as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, Richard obtained numerous certifications in small arms instruction. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers and civilians in the application of firearms for defensive, competitive and recreational use. Richard won the West Virginia Governor’s Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Badge turned in, Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines. He was the compiling author of the book, Rifle Bullets for the Hunter and conceptualized and contributed to Selecting and Ordering a Custom Hunting Rifle. Richard also contributed a chapter to the John Velke book, The True Story of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency. Richard has patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet testing media. A hillbilly at heart, Richard lives on Shadowland - his shooting range in West Virginia - with the most understanding wife in the world, their three kids and a very protective ridgeback hound.
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5 Responses to Day 4 – Continued

  1. Double D says:

    I stayed in one of the nicest hotels in Zagreb last fall and itched my way all 27 hours back to the states the next day, so I feel your pain. I know of no voodoo that will provide you with your desired relief besides time and patience, both of which we both lack.

    • gunwriter says:

      Zagreb? Is that a real place? Out of country you can expect to find woolly boogers and such in your bed, especially depending on who you share it with.

  2. Aaron Spuler says:

    Don’t know about bed bugs, but for chiggers here’s a way to get rid of them…

    Take some clear fingernail polish and put it on the area that’s red. What it does is seals up the area that the bug is in, thus depriving it of oxygen. Sure the bugs are dug in to your skin but they’ve got to breathe…

  3. Joe says:

    You better wash your clothes in HOT water. If they get into your house about the only way to get rid of them is to have a professional come in and treat. I hate to sound like an alarmist but I’ve run across a couple of articles about how they are making a come back in hotels.

  4. gunwriter says:

    Its chiggers and that’s why i am up at 11:49 PM…

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