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Off the Grid: The autumnal invasion

This time of year, my favorite household appliance is the shop vacuum. I like my shop vac to have the suction power of a black hole so I can aim it at offending critters, secure my ear protection, and watch whatever it is approaching the afterlife in breach, helpless and confused, before it makes a satisfying THWOOT sound into the eternal holding space that is my vacuum.