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Make a Dead-Bug Chart
I don’t care how great your window screens are. At some point this summer, mosquitos and flies are going to sneak in. Instead of lying in bed and cursing them, initiate a gleeful, rage-reducing session with your slippers each night. Tally up the specific numbers, and challenge family members, friends and neighbors. The first one to 25 by August gets an ice-cream cone. Extra points for leaping off a chair or a bed and hitting one on the ceiling with your bare hand.