Then the dogs refused to go out in the yard, like they were freaked. Probably raccoons (they seem to be attracted to the pond), but still, you *know* I was thinking of Signs.
So I just went around the entire house locking all the deadbolts and closing all the windows. The line of thought "Aliens can't get in here, we have metal doors and vinyl siding," actually crossed my mind.
Yes. I am quite insane. It's all right. They're all used to it around here.