Saturday, May 31, 2008

The birds and the bugs

This morning I noticed Mama Robin standing on the side of the nest and carefully watching whatever was going on inside. I thought we might be getting some hatching action, and I was right! Two down, 2 to go:

And in other news, the 17-year cicadas are crawling all over the place. There is an article in today's paper about them. We've been noticing them for the past week or so, but we've really started hearing them just in the past couple of days. Here's a rather blurry picture of one that I saw on our front sidewalk a few days ago:

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