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What kind of snake did Shamarie shoot?

Comments re photo 40486. Life in the Holler Good van for sale with surprises

Ann Goff writes:
I was just wondering what kind of snake that is? Shamarie, you had to be brave to get that photo of it, but that was interesting. Thanks, -Ann Goff
Actually, we're told, Shamarie is terrified of snakes. So one would have to call a person so impaired, "Brave," we'd guess. It's bravery possibly meriting a Kentucky Colonelcy, but certainly not worthy of Adair County Generalship status. This valuable ecologically friendly rodent-ridder goes unappreciated by the famed photographer and Life in the Holler chronicler. Years of trying to cure Shamarie's Herpetophobia, using the well proven Rubber Snake Surprise Therapy technique. by members of her male dominated family have proven fruitless thus far. She says that her husband Kevin, who is totally rational about the value of the rat killer, says it is a Cow Snake. Local lore has it that Cow Snakes have a fractious personality and chase people, especially those who turn and run. -CM

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Life in the Holler: Good van for sale, with surprises

2011-05-22 - The Holler, Old Clearsprings RD, Ozark, KY - Photo by Shamarie Claiborne.
For Sale: 2000 Town and Country Van - Great auto! Runs and Drives great! Can hold 7 humans, should be noted may have a few surprises! -Shamarie Claiborne

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