2010年9月7日火曜日

free at last

Meg heard at school that most stag beetles die at the end of the season.

She didn't want to be responsible for her beetles' death.

I explained again and again that they die of natural causes.

No good.

And so today we had a releasing ceremony.

The bugs will live out their last day(s?) hour(s?) on the beautiful Japanese maple with the swing under it. The rationale? It's Meg's favourite tree and if they fall they can swing on the swing.

Swing high little beetle. Swing high and reach for the sky!

1 件のコメント:

Gina さんのコメント...

Sweet of Meg to do a release, we always release whatever it is we have around here too. Frog...mantis, kabutomushi. ; )