I had the belly dancing bug
back in the 80's so my girls were going to get me the
best snake in the world to dance with. The one I had was
pretty small, George was a nice snake, but only about
the size of a broom stick. The girls had been looking
for a more impressive one. One night they called me next
door to Mothers, they had a surprise.
After I got
in the house, they went giggling out on the porch and
were caring something BIG in a king size pillow case.
What ever it was, it took both of them to carry it. They
put it on the floor, and the head that came slithering
out, was as big as my hand. What followed was the
fattest 9' boa that I have ever seen.
weighed a good 80 lbs, was bigger around than my leg.
How in hell I was supposed to dance with something this
big, was beyond me.
Charles lived in Mothers (Jeanie Tomaini)
bedroom in a big cage. He was also an escape artist.
Every time that snake would get out it would either find
Mother, who was usually asleep on the couch when that
happened. He would crawl up next to her and go to sleep.
When she awoke, she would find that she had moved over
in her sleep to make room for him.
place was up high in the bathroom window sill, which was
on the south side of the house, and caught the afternoon