Something sort of funny... I don't know if there is a connection; but I had 7 people unsubscribe to my blog the day I posted the Cicada Pictures. SO I thought I should balance the icky bug energy and post some pretty bug pictures!
These pics were taken at Brookfield Zoo as well (a few weeks back); in the butterfly exhibit. The fluttery beauties were everywhere! Being there with a 3 year old was a bit frightening. Andy did his best to be VERY careful... but we had a few close calls with the butterflies... they were all over the sidewalk and a bit irresistible to Andy's curious hands. I am proud to say the Moore Family did not smash a one!
As for the Cicadas; they never hit Elgin; but my friends in Des Plaines, Park Ridge and Westmont report they are inundated! Looks like we escaped the year of the Cicada... I will be 51 years old before I have to worry about it again. :)