Fluttering Friday Favorites

You've probably noticed I didn't get around to posting much this week.  I was at a convention and was pretty busy from morning til late night.  Even though the conference didn't really have too much to do with entomology, I still managed to get some amazing entomological awesomeness in this week: Played hooky for a couple … Continue reading Fluttering Friday Favorites

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Find yourself in California

Like the commercial says, there's plenty to see and do.  I was glad I got an afternoon to visit Joaquin Miller Park, tucked away in the corner of Oakland.  It's over 500 acres and I hiked about 6 miles of it (plenty left to do for my next visit!).  I was traveling light so I … Continue reading Find yourself in California

Spring has sprung

Well, it has if your are in the northern hemisphere; those of you in the south, happy autumn!  There is something about spring: the colors, the smell, the temperatures fluctuating around like a drunk on a teeter-totter.  Best of all is the insects starting to get active again.  So in honor of the beginning of … Continue reading Spring has sprung

March comes in like a lion…

Remember those days in second grade when you made your construction paper lion and your lamb with cotton balls glued all over it?  While there hasn't been a lot of snow or ice this winter here, these last few days have certainly been windy enough to sound like a hoard of lions.  So let's chat … Continue reading March comes in like a lion…

Flipping out over Friday Favorites

I had to work all last weekend, so I am definitely ready for this one!  I have a  bunch to catch up on, including some entomological awesomeness!  And three presentations that I have to get done and present next week.  Ugh.  Oh well, I will make sure that they are flipping fantastic.  In the meantime, … Continue reading Flipping out over Friday Favorites

Kernels of entomological thoughts

Apparently, it is National Popcorn Day.  It is also No Name-Calling Week.  It is pretty easy for me to celebrate the frist.  I admit to being a bit challenged by the second.  However, I will do my best to be nice to you, friendly reader, today as I delve into this corny subject from an … Continue reading Kernels of entomological thoughts