Monthly Archives: October 2015

Another resident

Terrible photo, but you get the idea. I thought it was a stick insect, but it turns out to be the immature form of a type of Mantis (Empusa pennata). It lives in the Santa Barbara Daisy (Erigeron karvinskianus) in … Continue reading

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Motocrotte

Yes, its just what you think it is. A little motorcycle with a vacuum hose that drives around and picks up dog poop. Few (French) people pick up after their dogs, especially if they live in an apartment and just … Continue reading

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