Category Archives: Bug on my Window

So Many Bugs on My Window

Today was a big day for bugs on my window. It’s been warm and sunny for several days in a row, and I guess today is the day the bugs all came out to play (or today is the day … Continue reading

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Bug on my Glasses

The other day I was walking down the street when I noticed something on my glasses. I took them off to wipe them and realized I’d managed to collide with the tiniest caterpillar I’ve ever seen. Look how green it … Continue reading

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Bug on my Restaurant Window

Friday evening was pleasantly cool here in Washington, and I had dinner outside one of my favorite restaurants, Jaleo, with a former neighbor who’s moved to New York. (So silly. Why must people move away?) As we sat there, I … Continue reading

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Snake on a Bridge

Spotted this morning on a footbridge at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland: this gorgeous big snake. I was so excited about taking its picture that I forgot to try to estimate its length, but I’d say it was upwards of … Continue reading

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Bug on my Train Window

On Monday I went for a ride on the Ffestiniog Railway, a railway that was originally for transporting slate down from the mountains to the Welsh coast. Now it mostly carries tourists the other way, from Porthmadog up to Blaenau … Continue reading

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Bug on my Bridge

Last night I was out for a walk and came across this impressive spider. It was on the side of a footbridge across the SaĆ“ne river in Lyon, France. As I walked along, I saw more and more–dozens, probably. Many … Continue reading

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Bug on My Window: Vienna Edition

Bug on My Window Number One Fan Chelsea Wald submits this specimen, photographed on her window in Vienna, Austria: I have no idea what it is. Seriously, can’t get any more specific than “insect.” Isn’t it pretty, though? Pretty bug, … Continue reading

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Bug On My Window: First of 2014

This bug appeared on my window a couple of weeks ago, when it still seemed like there was a chance that spring might come to Washington this year. I underestimated the polar vortex. Today those roofs that are blurrily visible … Continue reading

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Bug on my Friend’s Screen Door

Living in the city, I get very little exposure to one of summer’s great delights: Fireflies. Fortunately, I have friends with houses in the suburbs. In addition to fireflies, this particular house offers such suburban amenities as frolicking bunnies, a … Continue reading

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How Dragonflies Catch Their Prey

A month ago I posted a picture of some fruit flies on a window and said I’d give details when the story is out. Well, the story is out! That window was into a dragonfly flight arena; the flies were … Continue reading

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