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Cicadas | Cicadas

sherry-parnell's picture
Aug.23.2012
“One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” –Henry David Thoreau Tired of the air conditioning and needing fresh air, I recently opened one of my kitchen windows and I heard them.  I sighed.  The sweetness of the familiar summer sound mingled with the...
karleen-koen's picture
Sep.02.2010
Write about the "end of summer" Huntington Sharp suggests. Ha! End of summer. Not in Houston. It will be October before the humidity completely goes. Houston is so hot and humid in summer that by August we look at one another as we emerge from our air-conditioned cars to dart into our air...
vincent-louis-carrella's picture
Aug.22.2008
“[1] I celebrate myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you”   There was a lake nearby where we took the canoe early that first morning about two hours after the passing of a storm in the night. The water was flat and clear as resin and we...