July 1st, 2009


It's bug season...

The fireflies put on their light-without-sound show every evening, and yesterday, one of them got into the house. I did a catch-and-release, but before the release part, I took a photograph:

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And here's an article about fireflies in today's New York Times...they apparently have their own light-based Morse Code!

Here's a June beetle (this seems to be bug season...everywhere I find "bug traps" and tips in the newspapers on how to deal with insects:

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Here's another beauty that I found on the porch this morning:

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Wow, what a variety of appearances!