Wednesday, August 20, 2008
We have new neighbors here in Commerce, and I'm irrationally disposed towards them. I see between two and four of them nightly on our front porch. Two to four at a time that is. I first noticed them last summer. Geckos have colonized the region. I found them living in my smoker pit a while back, but they really seem to like the screen on the front porch.
They have the benefit of being small and carnivorous, so they eat bugs and other critters smaller than me. Also they appear to travel solo -- no pesky packs o' geckos, kickin' ass and takin' names around the hood-- which surely would concern the local homo sapiens population. Just the odd insectivore munching on pests out there in the Texas night.