August 2009

the lunas

August 27, 2009

in Insects,Natural history

We left off with dozens of silkmoth caterpillars snug in their cocoons. For the most part, I expected these to overwinter. I’m at 42 degrees N latitude, and, for instance, the Luna eggs were laid on on 30 May, the…

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me and my kindle

August 19, 2009

in Books,Other reviews

Long review and impressions of my Kindle 2.

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A couple years ago I lamented that I didn’t see sillkmoths much anymore.That was the year our friend Dr. Steve gave us a couple of Polyphemus (Anthera polyphemus) cocoons, so we got to see (and release) the adults that emerged….

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