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Day 174: Should I Wear Shoes?

I always page through old magazines before I recycle them. I look for interesting articles that I may have missed, as well as themes and quotes to use for work. As I was looking though the May/June issue of Rhode … Continue reading

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Day 147: Can’t Help Myself

This bug was hanging on the side of a flowerpot on my front walk. I’d never seen anything like it before. I checked my insect identification book, but I didn’t find a match. After spending waayyyyyyyy too much time looking … Continue reading

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Day 108: Blood Suckers

You know how vampires can’t come into your house unless you invite them? Can we get that same rule for mosquitoes?

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SITY: Daffodils & Friends

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SITY: The Bugs Are Watching

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My Vacation: Part I

Our vacation destination was a cottage on a lake located about six hours from our home. It’s a long drive and, as is usually the case, we left late. We also hit traffic. As a result, we arrived after dark. … Continue reading

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Bloodthirsty

It pains me to remember how I thought of winter moths when I first moved to Rhode Island. I’d see them fluttering around leafy areas on the chilly nights of late fall, and I’d think, “How unusual to see moths … Continue reading

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One, Two, Spiders Coming for You

My version of a classic nursery rhyme: One, two, Spiders coming for you! Three, four, Weevils at the door! Five, six, Gonna pick up ticks! Seven, eight, You’re mosquito bait! Nine, ten, Swarming ants again!

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Fall = Love

Having seen no ticks this year (just tiny tick-like things we now believe to have been mites), I finally decided to brave the woods behind the house. I have been up there many times in the last few weeks. Fall … Continue reading

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SITY: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

I see a lot of bugs outside, so I take their pictures. Most of them don’t seem to mind, though honestly, the bumblebees do sometimes take exception to my being outside, even when I’m not in any way harassing them. … Continue reading

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