A group of mosquitoes is called a scourge which seems pretty fitting these days. I normally don’t think much about mosquitoes, but with all the wet weather, they’ve been impossible to ignore. They swarm around me every time I step outside. I never thought I would find one beautiful until I saw this one drinking…


I recently noticed someone new in the flowering vine that is twined around my porch rail. She is probably not new at all. I just hadn’t discovered her yet. She is so well camouflaged that I might not have ever seen her, if it weren’t for the large bright meal she was enjoying one day….