Tag Archives: insects

And Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite!

Spotted a spotted lanternfly this afternoon at Pennypack Park on the Delaware River in Philly. It was lying dead on the back trail leading to the bridge over the creek. At least I thought it was dead since the bug … Continue reading

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Sitting on This Bench of Steel and Watching the River Flow!

‘Twas sitting on a steel bench at Lardner’s Point along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, watching the river flow and waiting for the moon to show. Prior to that, chasing dragonflies filled the void, as well as taking pictures of … Continue reading

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Found It on the Internet; So It Must Be True!

For your enlightenment and/or contemplation, believe it or not: A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn’t give her coffee. A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water. A whale’s … Continue reading

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Ode to Tax Day and Ticks

Must be slacking,No need for reacting,Got my taxes done way ahead of time,Well, make that six days before the deadline. Used to wait until the last minute,For my anxiety to be remitted,By getting the income-tax envelope postmarked by midnight every … Continue reading

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Don’t Bug Me!

Ever come across a bug in your home, not an electronic device; but one which usually has a chitinous exoskeleton, three sets of legs and body parts, with two antennae? Then there are centipedes, spiders and millipedes, something that isn’t … Continue reading

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Baseball, Parasites and Politicians

Spring is now in its second month already. The regular baseball season is following close behind. My favorite teams, the Phillies and Yankees, are playing exceptionally well thus far, looking like contenders for the Fall Classic again. On this past … Continue reading

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