Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Tuesday, September 27

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This summer's weather has been a perfect storm for arthropodic bloodsuckers. The flood mosquito population is up thanks to the heavy rains, and the West-Nile-carrying Culex breed has grown rapidly during the heat spells. Stay protected, especially at night when the Culex mosquitoes feed.

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