07/17/08 – We just got back from a fantastic trip to Wichita, Kansas. My daughters had never seen lightning bugs. As evening approached the lawns came alive with these illuminating creatures. They had so much fun catching the little bugs in jars and once their fascination was fulfilled, they again released the creatures to continue their mating dance.
Once we returned, I decided to do some patterns for these critters and other summertime bugs. There are so many different bugs during the season, but here are a few that I put on the Glass Bug Patterns page.