Tag Archives: mosquitoes

Noticing Insects

There was a very slight tickle on the skin about an inch above my wristwatch. I glanced at the left arm and noticed the mosquito dining on my lifeblood. I studied the little creature for a few moments then flicked … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Contemplation, Environment, Hometown, Meanderings, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The Mosquitoes

I saw it before I heard it. The mosquito hovered over my hand after I switched on the bedside table lamp. It’s unpleasant to discover mosquitoes nearby, but it is especially frustrating at bedtime. I was especially sleepy and was … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Health, Hometown, Science, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

World Mosquito Day

My younger brother used to call mosquitoes vampire bugs. I thought that was an apt description, and went along with it myself.  The deadliest creatures on Earth are also the most detested animals on the planet.  The little midge-like insects … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Environment, Health, History, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment