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  1. Looking Forward by Looking Back

    A little something for our Thursday at Two Poetry group today, a week after a week's postponement due to the Mosquito Fire threatening our foothill communities... at least it gave me something to write about... lol ?

    Our challenge was something in the form:
    aaa bbb ccc ddd... so, tercets with a rhyme scheme, or some such. Hope I got it right:

    [indent]Evacuation 9/8/2022 (Mosquito Fire)

    Spent a few nights away from the Divide
    Wife on holiday;
  2. Mosquitos: Everyone’s Enemy

    by , 08-22-2014 at 03:15 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    It is written that there are about 3500 species of mosquitos, but not all of them bite humans, and about 170 species in North America. The spreading of disease is mostly done by two species: Aedes aegypti and the Aedes albopictus, the latter of which is commonly known as the Asian tiger mosquito because of its black and white stripes.” (From Fox News article, link below) That article also explains why the bites itch. If you want more methods for stopping the itching, then the wikihow article might ...

    Updated 08-23-2014 at 10:11 AM by PeterL

    Tags: bite, buzz, itch, mosquito