Tia & Mum: Oh, ugh, yuck, ew, raging heebie-jeebies, creepy-crawlies, blech …

Few things creep me out, but tent caterpillars and silverfish will do it. On our walks every day we are witnessing total annihilation of foliage due to tent caterpillars. Everywhere you look are the wretched things. I’m not sure the young alders will survive. The wild roses have just come into bloom, and smell sublime. I got up to them, oh man, just gross. Too bad there isn’t a species of bird that like them.

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