When skunks duel, wind direction is everything.
[aphorist] Michael A. Loduha,
Especially in the middle of the night
and the windows are open!
That's a real good one!
this reminds me of a song, of course.
Here is a link that might be useful: Loudon Wainwright performs Dead Skunk at Rockpalast Germany
They don't even have to duel; sometimes, after going outside to get the morning paper around five a.m., DH tells me, "Make sure the garage door is closed; a skunk has been around." Unless, of course, there's been a duel and we didn't know it! :>)
Nice quotes all week long..each so different. Thanks West Gardener.
Does it ever. More than once I had to change my route on account of those critters. Interestingly, I have not smelled one yet this year.