Ticks here! Ticks there! Ticks everywhere! A near record number of ticks appears to be showing up everywhere around local springtime fields and forests, harassing mushroom and turkey hunters and others going outdoors.
Returning recently to the truck with pokes full of fruiting fungi, I quickly found that I was unknowingly the transport for more of the small blood-sucking arachnids than morels. Although several of the eight-legged parasites were brushed