A Symphony in the Trees: It’s Katydid Season!

When I was a child, I had a picture book about insects.  Each creepy critter was briefly described by the author, including an onomatopoeic description of the insect’s chirp or whistle or buzz.The katydid, I learned in that book, had a distinctive call that sounded like “Katie did, Katie did, Katie did-did-did.” *     *     *     *     * We drove up our driveway last night at around 11 p.m., and there they were!  Just one night before, the skies had been silent—and now, thousands of the gre … [Read more...]