OK…so the past few days have been very busy….PICKING BURRS OFF THINGS!!: dogs, cats, clothes, nephew, daughter…. Not just a couple of burrs mind you, but multiple, large, gnarly batches intertwined with every hair and fiber they come in contact with. Have you ever tried to get them out? Not an easy task, nor a quick one…. especially on any ‘live’ objects; the clothes are much more tolerant than the kids and the dog. I’m seriously considering sewing some sort of getup for Junie B. the dog, to don before we do any more woodsy adventures, and as far as Madeline and Tyler are concerned….well, no more adventures without hats and please do not wear any sort of veloury, raised fiber type of clothing. I can’t for the life of me figure out (short of walking through the woods on his head) how my nephew Tyler acquired so many bundles in his hair. I have used every brush and comb in the house and every product from horse grooming aids, to detanglers and corn starch…and I still can’t honestly say I have a good solution…….and I could really use one. The burs aren’t going away anytime soon, and staying indoors is not an option.
Anyone?…Anything? I believe the ones I have are off the ragweed and the burr marigold.
Cheers to finding out more! (I did learn that burrs were the inspiration to Velcro…..true story!)