An uptick in butterflies

The butterfly was not a butterfly but two fallen leaves. I had been seeing butterflies a lot lately, and so I thought this was yet another encounter. Recently my local Cooperative Extension made an announcement on Facebook that there was an uptick in the insects’ numbers in the Las Vegas area. Now I wish I […]

Every day here is like a shoreline

In the summer the sparrows sound like you’re watching the tide The grackles soar like seagulls over ocean foam spouting from the 12 bus Passengers undulate over every bump and street-wise pedestrians are like mushrooms in the tropics, wearing floppy hats while going about their tasks In the summer there’s a beat you can listen […]