"It's Eden. You don't have to keep checking for ticks."
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"It's Lyme disease again."
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"Take my hand, my love, and come with me to the cabin, where we can explore each other's naked bodies for ticks."
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"You're right, sir—it is cute. But the last time we let one of these things in the entire kingdom was overrun with ticks, mites, and fleas."
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Post-Lyme-Tick Fairy Tales
"Ticks get all the publicity these days."
Kevin's Eleven-Thousandth Day of Being Kevin
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Sequoia National Park - Caution! Beware!
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"Same old, same old - Les took an arrow in the kidney, the kids all have Lyme disease, and Emily was nailed by an S.U.V."
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"We're thinking of moving to another part of the country—somewhere between Lyme disease and killer bees."
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