Adding to our family

We discovered a fly in our house. It is March. We live in North Dakota. It is very solidly winter here. On Sunday we had rain, thunder, and lightning. Yesterday it snowed all day. This is no hospitable habitat for a fly. I found him one day after work when I went to open the …

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Meeting the family

My niece and nephew, Ruby (age 4) and John (age 5), came for a sleepover on Friday night. I introduced them to my lady beetles, the two that have not yet succumbed to the vacuum cleaner or the pull of the world that awaits beyond the patio door. "I have a lady bug living in …

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