Tag Archives: Insects

The Sting

I know what you are thinking – a sting is a secret operation of some sort. Nope! This sting was the real McCoy, the kind that comes with an insect on the other end. It was innocent, really. I simply … Continue reading

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A Day at the Park

Oh, look, squirrels! Aren’t they cute? City dwellers don’t see a lot of wildlife, so even the sight of so mundane a creature as a gray squirrel in a city park is reason for a mild excitement of sorts. They … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned from Fireflies

Let your light shine – no matter how small. Don’t be afraid of flying in the dark. Keep a few secrets – let ‘em wonder. Believe in magic and life will be more fun. Even an ugly bug can be … Continue reading

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Attack of the Butterfly

It soared past me like a bat from hell. “What is that?” I thought. I had just finished pumping gas and was climbing back into my car. Before I could close the door, the monstrous butterfly flew in behind me … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Garden

Spring is here and something primitive stirs the blood – the urge to dig and plant, to renew and revive the earth. Several years ago when we first moved to the suburbs, we dreamed of tilling the soil, producing crops, … Continue reading

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This Gnat is Making Me Crazy

This gnat is making me crazy Every time I sit down at the computer, this gnat flies between me and the screen, right in my face. It is really hard to type and swat at a gnat. I end up … Continue reading

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