I’d rather focus on stink bugs.
The political season is at a fever pitch. Anger at those who disagree with others’ political views, the result of increasing polarization, is rampant.
I don’t have the stomach for what our politics and public discourse have become.
So I focus on stink bugs.
The brown marmorated stink bug, increasingly common in Pittsburgh, originated in east Asia.
The first documented U.S. stink bug was collected in Allentown, Pa., in September 1998 after likely hitching a ride on a shipping container.
Prehistoric-looking and persistent, the creature takes any opportunity to sneak into our homes each fall to survive winter’s cold – and boy, does it stink.
Just as I turn on a good movie and flip back my recliner to escape all things political, I see one of those buggers crawling along my crown molding – puzzled at how it got there.
According to Prevention, when threatened, a stink bug sprays a smelly fluid up to several inches toward…