Monday, May 23, 2011

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Want to hear our cicada's?  It sounds like a spaceship is hovering out in the distance.  Beautiful, but weird. 

Here's a YouTube link Sound of 2011 Cicada's and a Fox News clip about them Fox News Cicada Clip

SM says I'm fascinated by them.  He's right.  I really am.

Stand outside and they'll land on you.  Really beautiful bugs.  And I'm not into bugs.  Too bad they'll only live for about a month.

My problem is that Casey is loving them.  I can't walk her in the mornings without her vacuuming them up.  Yuck.  They're all over the roads and sidewalks. 

Talk about Crunch and Munch.

I could save on kibble...hmmm.  Maybe I should harvest some cicada's.

(Bleah...)

5 comments:

  1. It has been years since we have had them (come to think of it, shouldnt it be time again?) anyway I remember seeing a chipmunk eating them. I didnt think they ate meat. They must be tasty, everything does enjoy eating them. It would save me a fortune in chicken feed.

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  2. I love the youtube link! Thanks...
    We don't have cicadas or lightning bugs: two things I enjoy when visiting east of the Mississipi...oh and the FOOD...I really enjoy the FOOD...oh and the PEOPLE...just love the PEOPLE.

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  3. We lived in North Carolina the year the 17 year cicada made it's appearance. Not that I would have known, but my dad follows these kinds of things and sent me an article on them that year. I agree they're fascinating.

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  4. I haven't heard them in years! I don't know if we don't have them here, or we're too busy (?) to notice.
    But crunch and munch-blech. Dogs sure aren't fussy!

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