Giant Black Beetle… Palo Verde Root Borer

Right now, we're struggling to rid our yard of this Giant Palo Verde Root Borer Beetle we spotted last night crawling (actually, walking) in the dark, close to the patio! Quickly placed a pot over it - closest at hand. Ugh... on the one hand, we don't want to kill it; on the other, we … Continue reading Giant Black Beetle… Palo Verde Root Borer

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Getting stuck on the highway…

Many commuters may have suffered due to the havoc wreaked by today's early March Nor'easter... likewise thousands of American investors and those across the globe, due to the financial slides and tumbles on Wall Street; across all of the Americas, Europe and Asia... the dip ranging anywhere from 3% to over 7%! On the other … Continue reading Getting stuck on the highway…

Pilot Whales from the Dolphin family… 1,000 massacred annually!

Although jet black, or dark grey in color, the dolphins lay in a massive pool of red... soiled with their own blood. Thanks to whaling practices on Faroe Islands in Denmark for over 10 centuries, entire schools of these long-finned pilot whales are slaughtered during summers for "non-commerical" purposes.  On a scale that includes the … Continue reading Pilot Whales from the Dolphin family… 1,000 massacred annually!