What has 30 legs and looks like an alien?

One morning shortly after moving into our new apartment, I was about to step into the shower when I spotted something so bizarre and creepy-looking, I would have jumped out of my pants if I were wearing any. It was an insect, but not one I had ever seen before. Reddish-yellow body, beady eyes, a … Continue reading What has 30 legs and looks like an alien?

Bugs Stink. Yeah, Yeah.

I had quite a scare the other day. I was driving home when my hand began to itch. I glanced down, and saw a very large and quite hideous looking insect crawling on it. Naturally, I did what any mature adult male would do in this situation. I screamed like a little girl. And then … Continue reading Bugs Stink. Yeah, Yeah.

Would You Like Flies With That?

In 1980, I was in the sixth grade at Hickam Elementary School in Honolulu. Hawaii, being a tropical island, is home to a lot of insects. This explains the giant electric bug zapper that hung suspended from the ceiling of the cafeteria, I suppose. But not really. I mean, how disgusting is that? I recall … Continue reading Would You Like Flies With That?