Yeah. I know. I've been MIA for a while. I'm the coordinator for a big concerto competition, and I've been super busy working on that. I have a brief moment, so I'll share a story before I disappear again.
My son wanted a Halloween party. Since I've been so busy, I wasn't really feeling like doing one, but I did it anyway. I decorated the house. These decorations included silhouettes of bugs and rodents. The entire entranceway had them all over the walls and floor. It looked pretty cool.
When the guests arrived, they commented on how good it all looked.
"I like the bugs you have outside around your door," one of the guests said.
Outside around the door? I didn't recall putting any out there.
I went outside to see what he was talking about.
Do you know what I saw? Swarms of June bugs all around my entrance. It was a major infestation! The place was crawling with them.
Guess Mother Nature did her own decorating!
(Hope y'all had a nice Halloween!)
Good luck with your concerto comp.ReplyDelete
Had to smile yet squirm with your June bugs.
Those bugs were pretty disgusting! They're gone now.Delete
Mother Nature was just helping out.ReplyDelete
Good luck with the competition!
Thanks. It's been a whirlwind here trying to get everything organized!Delete
Wow, looks like Halloween came to you this year...no need to set up decor when mother nature does it for you:)ReplyDelete
Gotta love Mother Nature!Delete
Well just wanted to help you out a bit. Go mother natureReplyDelete
She did a great job!Delete
Uh-oh! Hope they've all gone now and just popped round for Halloween. Good luck and lots of fun with the competition.ReplyDelete
Just a few remaining. Most of them disappeared a couple of days after Halloween. They were just around for the festivities.Delete
what? do don't like June bugs? I think their cool.ReplyDelete
They're cool, but not when they're swarming around your door, trying to get in!Delete
Wait... June bugs in October??? Are you sure they weren't some other type of bugs in June Bug costumes? I mean, you know, being Halloween and all. ;-)ReplyDelete
Haha! No. I live in the south, and it's still pretty warm here.Delete
Yes! Pretty creepy!Delete
they must be inspired by the environment you arranged
Haha! Probably felt right at home!Delete
Hah! She was just trying to help you out.ReplyDelete
Wishing you sanity and calm through the upcoming crazy. You've got this, woman. Or you've got cheese. Either way. ;)
Yeah. I got cheese! What would we do without cheese? ;)Delete
It was nice of Mother Nature to help with the H-ween decorating. :) I loved those 6 foot diameter black spiders I saw crawling up the sides of houses this season. (I assume they're fake :)
Have a great November, dear friend, and don't be a stranger. It took us four years to get together and I hope we stick together. :)
I'm hardly here on blogger anymore. Way too busy in the real world with music and kid activities. I'll try to make appearances once in a while, though!Delete
that is what you get for not inviting the real stars onto the partyReplyDelete
Never liked June Bugs, but they were doing their job that night. ;)ReplyDelete
Yes, they were!Delete
Guh. Gotta love Junebugs. *shudder* Nasty little things. I often let the spiders in my eaves live just saw they eat those buggers (along with a few others).ReplyDelete
I'm thinking I should have left the spiders in the eaves at my place!Delete
Sounds like they wanted to get in on the party. Good luck and have fun at the concerto competition.ReplyDelete
The semifinalists have been selected. Final round is in a couple of weeks.Delete
Urgh! Had to google Junebugs and urgh!ReplyDelete
Yep. They were swarming.Delete
first, have a great concert!ReplyDelete
second, gross! those june bugs are annoying and dumb! yuck!
Down here in Georgia, the bugs are still out and about!Delete
Oh how cool to have the bugs outside your door as well, that's definitely in the mood for Halloween!ReplyDelete
Raindrops of Sapphire
Maybe I shouldn't have gotten rid of the spider webs outside the door. ;)Delete
All the best with your concerto!ReplyDelete
Thanks! We have some really talented applicants.Delete
Mother Nature wanted to enhance your party! That must have been quite a swarm.ReplyDelete
It was ridiculous. There were hundreds of them.Delete
It's always nice to have another decorator on the job. ;) Hope all is going well with your concerto responsibilities. :) ~JessReplyDelete
Maybe I should have let Mother Nature do the interior decorating, too. ;)Delete