I tend to pick up wayward ones who have missed the trees and found themselves on the sidewalk or parking lot – not a strategic spot for a cicada…. There is a brief period of silence at the beginning – my little friend decided to crawl away from the mic, so it took some time to retrieve him. . . . → Read More: Cicada Song 2
We got to go see some family over the Memorial Day weekend – my sister had a very nice dinner at her house on the lake…. As you can see the weather was a little overcast, and just as we moved inside it started to rain. . . . → Read More: Happy Memorial Day!
I’ve taken a simple sound recording of them just to show how awesome they are – I simply opened my window in Falls Church, Virginia (where I work) and held out a microphone (actually I didn’t even clear the window because of the screen, but you get the idea)…. This hum is the sound of thousands of cicadas way up in the trees trying to attract a mate so that they can breed, die, and let the 17-year cycle start anew. . . . → Read More: Cicada Song
Since we have two mother cats, each with litters at the same time, I also wanted to give a shot of the other litter. Here’s one taken around lunchtime. . . . → Read More: Kittens – Lunchtime
Still working on getting them to sleep at the same time as the humans. As it is now, human bodies under the covers seem to provide a perfect playground for little ones who seems to want to romp and pounce at all hours of the night. . . . → Read More: Kittens!