I Love The Magic Glow Of Lightening Bugs

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    Love Those Things!

    Ever since i was a wee lad and caught my very first lightning bug, i have been fascinated with the little creatures! I think they are so interesting and such a familiar site from the days of my innocence that i have a special fondness for them in my heart!
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    Nov 15, 2010

    I Still Love Seeing A Field Of Them

    As kids...we couldn't wait for the lightening bugs(fireflies)to come out.We thought it was so much fun to catch them and to take their light and put it on our finger as a ring and watch it glow.It was also fun to catch them and put them in a mason jar to watch their lights go...
    ayankee ayankee
    46-50, F
    11 Responses Oct 15, 2009

    Not So Many Around Anymore

    It seems like I am seeing less and less of them every year. Usually my yard swarms with them during the spring and summer, but this year I cannot remember seeing hardly any.... Where are the Lightening bugs going, and why are they taking their magic glow with them?
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    Nov 15, 2009

    Life Goal: Dancing In The Moonlight In A Cloud Of Lightening Bugs

     Cotton dress and barefeet in the night, the lightening bugs and humidity. Like them I am free.  
    akasolia akasolia
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2011

    Magic In The Willow Trees

    It was in West Virginia. I was sleeping in car as we had been driving all night. Suddenly we stopped and I was shaken awake. Look outside. As I looked out the window I saw a lovely Weeping Willow tree. It was covered in tiny twinkling lights. Being half awake I said, what's so...
    minimeowz minimeowz
    61-65, F
    3 Responses Mar 22, 2013


    I remember being in the backyard of my aunt's in Ohio.  It was my first experience with them.  I would run around chasing them.  I thought they were the most beautiful thing in the world..Several years later I was proposed to while 100 of lightening bugs were fluttering around...
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    Feb 20, 2011
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