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Bee's Knees

I do love me a sweet, fluffy bumblebee!

What it does with what it gathers is always a bit of a mystery to me, since the same bush was covered in honeybees doing the work of producing honey. 99 more words


Saturday Smile: Don't Bug Me

My McLain grandchildren, including, I dare to say, the ones in Vermont, are interested in bugs. Of course, Dagny would be at the top of the list, even going so far as purporting a desire to be an entymologist when she grows up. 345 more words


Phoebe and the Monarch

On a cold night in November, temperatures dipped below freezing and hundreds of monarchs fell from their places in the eucalyptus trees at Natural Bridges State Beach.  101 more words


Monarch Life Cycle

I resumed volunteering at Natural Bridges State Beach this morning, talking to visitors about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly at a milkweed exhibit at the visitor’s center entrance.  175 more words


The Worms Crawl in the Worms Crawl Out

Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon’s Army & Other Diabolical Insects by Amy Stewart

“All the powers of destruction that were ever invented by men are puerile and absurd compared with those with which nature has invested insects”. 96 more words