Wandering Aimlessly


Lightning Bugs, Fireflies

by Phil Burkhouse

I grin when I hear an excited youngster suddenly screech out, “Look, lightning bugs!” Lightning bugs or fireflies are a familiar sight on hot summer nights and are a challenge and a delight for kids to chase around the yard and catch so they can watch their light.  Our little guys have a lot of fun catching them, putting them in a jar, and then watching them glow or blink in groups.


(Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

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