Category Archives: Bug on my Window

Bug on a Window at Work

Yesterday I went out with a video crew to report a story on [redacted] for [redacted]. (Details when the story is out.) This delightful collection of bugs was on a window in a scientist’s lab. That’s not a window to … Continue reading

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Bug in my Compost

Today I put some dead flowers in the compost–I was so happy to get flowers, I couldn’t let them go until they were pretty dead–and as I was dismantling them, I noticed an inchworm on the face of a wilting … Continue reading

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Most Disappointing Bug on my Window Ever

I was all excited when a bug landed on my window the other day–I paused the DVD I was watching, jumped up, ran to my desk, found my camera, and rushed to the window. I have a point-and-shoot camera, which … Continue reading

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Bug on my Window

We had a beautiful day here in Washington, D.C. today. A storm came through last night and wiped away some nasty humidity; today it was in the 70s and breezy. I invented errands at the hardware store and the coop … Continue reading

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Bug on my Friend’s Skylight

Earlier this month I spent a week with a friend and fellow science writer in London. I was staying in her office on the top floor, with a nice skylight. One day this bug worked its way in there and … Continue reading

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Bug on my Flower

I know, I know. The Bug on my Window series is supposed to be about bugs on windows. I’ve been straying. But it’s my blog and I’ll stray if I want to. Earlier this month I spent six days walking … Continue reading

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Bugs on my Hair

Here’s something you may or may not have known about the Arctic: It’s a big place for mosquitoes. Really big. How big? This evening I took a brisk walk, swinging my arms as one does, and I kept hitting mosquitoes … Continue reading

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Bug on my Window: Bee Edition

Look at this absolutely adorable (and enormous) bee that just found its way into my apartment in Sweden! The windows here don’t have screens, which is fine when the worst you’re going to get is a bumblebee, but seems like … Continue reading

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Bug on my Snow

You know you’re ready to be done with winter when you get excited about seeing flies. This bug was on the snow in front of the Swedish Institute for Space Physics in Kiruna, Sweden. It’s a fly. A big, fuzzy … Continue reading

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Bug on my Window on a Cloudy Day

Look! A fly. Totally backlit, so you can’t tell, but it had red eyes and a bright red spot on the tip of its abdomen. I like how, with the fly silhoutted like this, it’s really easy to make out … Continue reading

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