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08.25.2021 The buzz here is about beauty

I actually have not heard these buzz at all. Those who know me are aware that a mosquito almost killed me and I hate them. Well, that changed when I met this one. They only eat nectar and the youths … Continue reading

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06.16.2020 Let us flee said the fly…

but then he just sat there since there wasn’t a flea with whom to fly. Funny…I’ve never quite understood that as fleas don’t fly.  Of course, let’s jump said the fly wouldn’t carry the same cachet.

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09.07.2015 Scorpionfly

There is beauty in form and function.  Then there is beauty as seen by the human eye.  We tend to think of beauty as an aesthetic which is something basically common to just us.  Whatever appreciation there is in the … Continue reading

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07.09.2015 Root-maggot Fly

At the request of Intricate Knot, here is one of the insect shots from the trip to Mount Pollux. I guess there are worse things than being called a root-maggot fly…and most likely the maggot behavior has earned the name. … Continue reading

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