While portions of Chicagoland were inundated with the 17-year cicadas, in my area we had hardly a whir or flutter. It was only last Thursday, at the tail-end of the invasion, that I saw my first cicada up close. And once I did, I was darn glad we’d been spared. Yeesh!
Check out the top photo in a larger format. Select “original” on that page to really get up close and personal–but only if you have a high tolerance for bugs up close…which I decidedly do not.