Monday, May 17, 2004


Man the Pest

Edward Abbey called us that in his book The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the American West, and he wasn't too far off the mark. I'm reminded of the description as the cicadas start to swarm. Their swarming is short-lived, geographically isolated, and only minimally destructive. Ours is never-ending, ubiquitous, and lethal.

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