Archive for June, 2008

playing dead

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Last night, after working in the vegetable garden, I came in and sat down with my laptop to check email. A short time later, I found this tiny green weevil — I’m quite sure it’s a Pale Green Weevil (Polydrusus impressifrons) – wandering around the keyboard. It’s very minute – about the length [...]

Nessus Sphinx & a boiling rain

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

What on earth is going on around here? Two posts in one day? Well, all I can say is that this sighting was just too nice to keep hanging around waiting to be written about.
Yesterday, I packed a lunch and Don, Sabrina and I tripped on over to Mill Pond Conservation Area to [...]

the moth project

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

This week, I decided to splurge on something that is (for me) a bit of an extravagance — one of those objects often referred to as a “bug zapper”. I know what you’re probably thinking, “Why would someone who loves insects buy a bug zapper?” Good question — and I’ll get to that [...]