Some pictures for you. All apologies to those of you on slow connections.
Spotted Apatelodes, on a window screen, actual size:
Click for closeup (200k): mothbig.jpg
Prehistoric little critter, eh?
I was one of the Quarter-million earlier this week, for roughly 23 hours. I had just gotten home from the gym and there were stormclouds moving in but it was totally calm. Forty-five seconds later, no lie: ubergale force winds. I swear I saw rotating clouds overhead, but then I heard that "freight train" sound, soiled myself like a New York Times shareholder looking at the latest subscription numbers, and ran inside.
White pine down: