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I’m finally back in civilization. The camping trip went as expected. The sun smiled for two days; then the skies opened. But it’s not camping if you don’t fight the rain. 480 more words

Sevenling: A Little Night Music

Sevenling:  Night Music
“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!” ― Bram Stoker

in the warm summer night
music unites the voices of frogs, crickets, 26 more words


Periodical Cicada

Periodical Cicada – Pencil Drawing

Completed: 03 June 2019

Time: 4 – 5 hours

Medium: Graphite pencils – 2H, 2B, 5B & 8B

Paper: Standard A4


Observing Cicadas Galore and Life's Storms

The past week was quite a flurry of activity for us as we dealt with some extremes in the weather, the Memorial day holiday, a different work/life schedule, and a number of what we call life circumstances.  1,731 more words


The Relief of Rain

These sounds, recorded from the next hill over from the one I live on, are what I’ve been hearing for the past month or so. They are the harbingers of the rainy season, which started tonight. 105 more words

Throwback Thursday - The Cicadas

When we first moved to Missouri, we stayed with my sister and her husband in Illinois for 3 weeks while our house was being readied for move-in. 483 more words

Random Memories

Cicada Swarm: Family's Home Sits At Epicenter Of The 17-Year Invasion

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Red beady eyes glowing, the cicadas are swarming out of the ground in Western Pennsylvania.

One home in Fawn Township sits right at the epicenter of the cicada invasion. 439 more words