[LMB] Milkweed and mutations
huntkc at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 13:34:51 BST 2019
Correcting it: the 17 year cicadas will be out in 2021.
On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 7:46 AM Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 1:54 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
>> From: Brian Ross Ashley <brashley46 at gmail.com>
>> So according to family lore Mom was behind the candy counter, effectively
>> a soda-jerk, at a drug store in Fort Myers when she met my Dad in 1942. (He
>> was training to be a tailgunner in the USAAF tactical bomber, the B26.)
>> Soda fountains, candy counters, etc., were a thing in Walgreens in the
>> small-town South.
>> These days you have to find a Dairy Queen or similar.
>> Gwynne: I'll have to put Dairy Queen on my list of 'stuff to do next time
>> I'm in the US'. I've been to Walmart a few times, oh it was glorious!
>> seen a firefly yet, that's on the list too.
> For fireflies, you want east coast or midwest (which means east of
> Mississippi) in late June or July.
> If you want to fill out the fun critters card, show up on the east coast
> near Washington DC next summer - the 15 year cicadas will be all over as
> well. (And I'd be willing to show you around a bit)
> Karen Hunt
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