Mayflies in June!

Insect mayfly good

Yesterday this lovely mayfly selected our kitchen door for a special event…

insect mayfly molted

A perfect molting location! This morning the mayfly was gone! Just like a soft shell crab, it had left it’s outgrown shell behind!  …unless some locals from around Lake Victoria found it before it flew away and made  it part of a favorite protein-rich patty called ‘Kungu’… I love soft shell crabs so maybe…?


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Carrie Staples

Author, illustrator of "The Yarn Animal Book", probably the only craft book with instructions for making such unique yarn animals as an orangutan, an ant eater, a llama and a star-nosed mole and "The Single Minded Prince, a fairy tale for all ages about a boy and a pirate captain who both misbehave. The books and a booklet series based on each different yarn craft topic covered in "The Yarn Animal Book" (pompoms and other really easy yarn crafts, knitting, crocheting, rya, needlepoint and embroidery), are available on Amazon and Kindle.

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