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Nature intrigues me

It's almost funny, just when you think you're falling away from nature, she goes and pulls off something completely unexpected. Like today.

I was spending some serious time on the computer and I didn't really mind it when a little insect (somewhat like a moth) just came and bumped on my face. I just continued working away. A few minutes later, something hit my arm, and started to crawl along on it. I'm not really afraid of insects (roaches are an exception) so I softly flicked it away and tried to focus on my work. Eventually, this kept happening and I was starting to get annoyed as to why this silly insect was bothering me. That's when I looked around my room. I was in total shock.

I've seen in horror films, moths and other insects getting attracted to (evil) spirits and Hollywood makes a whole effect out of it. Yes, that was how my room looked. It was around 12 midnight and the windows were closed, and so was the door. I live in a very tropical country so the slits above the windows have a tiny netting over them. But my room, was buzzing with insects. It was crazy how they'd suddenly just appeared out of nowhere and I didn't even notice. They were mostly crowded around the bright CFL bulb that was lit.

I was in total shock, I mean, how often is it that a bunch of insects just appear right out of nowhere? I slowly walked out of the room, only to realize all the bulbs outside (in the hallway) were also crowded. I remember vaguely, being told that these tiny MALE insects crawl out of the earth after mating (or after they make offspring - I can't remember which) only to just die. So basically, they crawl out of the earth, and their wings fall off and they just fall down dead. All this chasing after light, was only going to last an hour or two at the very most.


On Tynan

About a week ago I woke up and got out of the RV, which I've had parked on the same street for the better part of the last five months. To my surprise there was ANOTHER RV in front of mine. It was a lot older, but about the same size.

I went to lunch, and as I returned I saw a man getting into the RV.

"Hi! Welcome to the neighborhood," I said jokingly.

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