Thursday, June 18, 2009

Fight the Filthy Fly

Today I read that June is:

  • National Adopt a Cat Month
  • National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month
  • Fight the Filthy Fly Month
  • Dairy Month

Having come from a farm background, I knew about the last one, but the others are new to me. Fight the Filthy Fly Month reminds me of one of the times Rod and I went out to eat. We drove by this place frequently and often mentioned we should go there some day. Well, we did. Quite an experience. We walked in the door and found a table. When the waitress came she brought us a fly swatter and said we may need it. She was right! The place was full of those "filthy flies" and we swatted flies during our entire meal. Yes, we were dumb enough to place an order - and stay to eat it. I don't recall the setting, but I am thinking this place must have been pretty close to a barn or pig pen or something. It was, after all, out in the middle of nowhere. I wonder if they are still open and still giving their customers fly swatters....


  1. Somewhere between Garrison and Bismarck - on the east side of the road. Your dad probably remembers the name of the "corner".