screened patio

Summertime on My Screened Patio

Kansas is known for its bugs: cicadas, fireflies, chiggers, oak mites, ticks, and mosquitos—to name a few. So, if you want to enjoy the soft summer breezes, a screened porch is a requirement. If you’re a writer, you’ll need a laptop computer to travel with you. Problem is, right when you’re formulating that dynamic final chapter, you notice a hole in your screen and what appears to be a very large grasshopper grinning back at you. No time to finish the chapter. This invader needs to be shown the door!