sagittarius
The only thing that can chill the intense heat of the summer day is the cool sky of the summer night.
Aristophanes, the Athenian comic playwright, must have been a funny guy, since he is still remembered for the 40 plays that he produced in his...
The mythological Medusa was feared and reviled for her looks. The snakes that emerged from her head made her more than just odd and ugly. They,...
Shoo fly, don’t bother me. Salt marsh greenhead flies have arrived. Or rather, they have emerged, since they have been hanging out in the salt...
It has been a scorcher of a week. When it is this hot, go ahead and complain. Play the blame game, too. Global warming, perhaps, or maybe...
Though I would never admit to being a cheerleader, I somehow find myself surrounded by pom-poms.  These pom-poms won’t cheer for the team (...
beetle
All the best quips contain a core oftruth. British biologist J.B.S. Haldane, who spent a lifetime studying the diversity of nature, had this...
statue
Thorny, yes; fragrant, certainly; invasive, sometimes. Wild roses, even with their imperfections, have many fans. Anne Bronte noted the...
Turtle
Same time, next year. In the past two weeks, I have had three run-ins with an old friend. We seem to meet at the same place at the same time...

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