I received this email from John at Cicadas.info:
You have seen two annual cicadas that emerge every summer. They have been out for about three weeks now. They don't come out in the billions like the 17 year cicadas do. Just sit back and enjoy the sounds of
Thank you, John, thank you, thank you, thank you!
I never knew these things came in run-of-the-mill, live every summer and die like normal bug varieties.
And some good news, to boot: I got a part-time temp job! It doesn't pay much, but, as G says, it's enough to keep me out of trouble.
Not only that, it's at a very small hospital in a very upscale area of Westchester county. The drive is lovely, the people are lovely, the work is stress-free and very easy for me. I'm scheduling people for classes in CPR, Lamaze, and other health-related stuff. I'm working with people all day, answering a phone, making sure everybody gets into the classes they want, and typing up documents and calendars. I feel completely at home there.
Bring on August. I'm ready.