Posts Tagged: ants

Between me and beauty…ants!

Gosh knows I’ve posted about ants; heck, I’ve even written about ants! So, you’ve gotta know by now I have great affection for the little critters (well, except for the several hundred tiny sugar ants that parade through my kitchen every year or so). However, they are really causing me problems these days. More specifically,… Read more »

Science, shmience

When we last met (okay, okay, it was only yesterday), we briefly talked about whether my favorite character from my fantasy trilogy, Jeremy Shuttle Adventures, would be able to make an appearance in the second trilogy. The doubt stems from the fact that Mitch the (“don’t call me”) Ant shouldn’t have existed in the first… Read more »

Watch out!

It’s the first line from my first book:  “Whoa there, little guy.  Watch out where you’re going.”  It’s only just recently I noticed this applies to me as I do my daily walk. The path I take around my area is not so much a sidewalk as a strip of pavement, bounded on each side… Read more »

I just saw my first ant!

Some people get aches.  Some get headaches.  Some get stuffed up or depressed or all sorts of different early warning signals.  I see ants. When it’s time for our rainy season to hit in earnest, it’s almost always preceded by the exploratory rambling of a sizeable ant.  This lone adventurer often serves not only as… Read more »

You made that up!

Let’s get it out up front:  I write fiction. Yeah, ok, not on this blog (although since some of it is simply opinion, even that line is a bit blurred).  But my books are fiction.  Which doesn’t mean they’re not factual. In fact (I had to; I just had to), I did an awful lot… Read more »

Bugged by the heat

I’m not a big fan of bugs in the house. This is probably not a particularly unique attitude, but it has a tendency to be discussed more than I would imagine for some reason.  The subject came up again last week when I was visiting a friend and her (just about) 3-month old boy. She… Read more »