The strange subterranean world around us has opened to release the Cicada after 17 years and our yard is abuzz. My wife Tereza adores these creatures that terrify me.

To me they are red-eyed monsters. She gathers them up and lets them climb her arms, gets them out of the driveway to safety while telling me stories about playing with them as a child in Brazil. YIKES! But I have to admit, they are definitely cool looking. Scary but cool.

May 2013
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One Response to CICADA SUMMER

  1. Joe Page says:

    Yep – those are weird. Got here in France too. All the trinket shops sell little ceramic ‘cigale’. Sometimes in the summer it gets so loud I think my head will explode.

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