They say that golf is a perfectly nice walk interrupted by that confounded little ball. To that, I add a host of other disruptive activities, most of which I am not really very good at.
One of the final programs to end the reading club's success was Creepy Crawly Zoo with Tony Gustin, aka The Bug Whisperer. Pictured is Gustin sharing his knowledge of insects with the children.
Ashley Buck, left, and Lucy Nanista look with amazement at the large insects on display during the recent Creepy Crawly Zoo program held in the Crete Public Library's Youth Services Department.
Ellie Suppes gently holds a creepy crawly insect during the recent Creepy Crawly Zoo program held in the Crete Public Library. The program was presented by Tony Gustin, aka The Bug Whisperer.
Cole's Suet Kibbles is a high potency feed, bursting with berry flavor and loaded with beneficial dried insects for increased stamina in the wild. Works well in a sunflower feeder or mixed with favorite seed and loved by warblers, woodpeckers, bluebirds, and nuthatches.
Hornets' nests are fashioned in the form of a paper construction design by the insects and usually found in the high branches of trees.
Sting operation: Wasps, hornets and yellow jackets offer benefits despite their bad-temper reputation
There's a reason the age-old expression "Stepping into a hornet's nest" carries such strong connotation.
Brookfield Zoo's Xtreme BUGS exhibit features more than 20 over-sized animatronic bugs, including a looming and hungry Praying Mantis.
It’s that time of year when the bugs are out and biting. Most bug bites seen in the Midwest are just an itchy nuisance. However, some bug bites may need medical attention.
March came in like the lion of our legendary knowing
Nikky Witkowski, an agriculture and natural resources educator for Purdue University Extension, was outside her home one March evening and was surprised to be bitten by mosquitoes.
Dressing up's the name of the game on Halloween, but it's just as much fun to dress up the front of the house.
Our Lady of Grace Preschool students took a break from their unit on Community Helpers to examine a praying mantis. Preschool teacher Debbye Jackman found the insect on the window sill of the Highland preschool and brought it inside, where Emma Boyer, 4, takes a closer look.
Chuck Roth has gone to bat for bats for 20 years. He regards the mouse-sized flying mammals as free pest exterminators.
A love-sick lady bug and persistent fly are among the featured characters in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO" now playing Chicago in a tent at the United Center's parking lot through Aug. 21.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
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