The Sunshine Factor

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Learn from the Cicada


This article is great. It is written by my friend TJ, and he generously has given me permission to use many of the quotes he’s collected. June is almost over, but I will still be quoting often. 🙂

Chasing the Horizon


The part of the country I live in is currently in full cicada mode.  Each morning I wake to their mating songs – thousands, possibly millions, of the little buggers in unison, producing from the woods a sound reminiscent of the flying saucers of old black & white sci-fi movies.

I’m fascinated by cicadas.  As insects go, they’re all right by me.  Cicadas don’t bite or sting or buzz around your head.  They don’t infest your house or try to eat your food.  They pretty much mind their own business and do their own thing.  Their sound may annoy some people, but to me it’s music.

Since cicadas only come around every seventeen years, I’ve made a minor hobby of documenting their current visit by taking lots of pictures.  When a friend of mine posted a link on facebook to an amazing cicada video, it got me thinking about why…

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Author: Debb Stanton

I am an optimistic, positive person who is a seven year cancer survivor. Since that time I have learned that getting a cancer diagnosis does not always mean an automatic death sentence. I like to share my hope with others and continue to encourage them - no matter who they are or what they need encouragement for. I write poems, prayers, articles, and stories. Recently the premiere issue of my online magazine, launched. Thank you for visiting!

2 thoughts on “Learn from the Cicada

  1. Cicadas, Lady Bugs, Fireflies and Butterflies. Love ’em all!

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