Thursday, March 24, 2011

Junebugs?

What's the deal with Junebugs?  I mean, in the grand scheme of things, what exactly is their purpose?  They buzz around making a lot of racket and bang into walls.  They bang into walls, then fall on their backs and can't turn over.  What were the powers that be, thinking?  Surely they have a reason for existing, but, for the life of me, I haven't figured it out.


I have a sneaky feeling my kids think the same thing, about me.  I'm just one of life's little annoyances, that doesn't serve much purpose, other than making racket, bouncing off walls and occasionally, getting in their hair. 

I do have two abilities the Junebug doesn't have.  I've been known help them out when they've had more month, than money and I make a darn fine babysitter!  Bet you can't find a Junebug around, that can do that!

23 comments:

Margaret (Peggy or Peg too) said...

oh that's funny!
thanks for the giggles this mornin'

blueviolet said...

You're right about that. Junebugs ain't got nothin' on you!

And you're right. Junebugs are quite the opposite of smart.

J.J. in L.A. said...

Haha! Your hair comment reminded me of this: I was in CT visiting relatives when I was 10 y.o. My cousins and I wanted to swim but there were a crapload of Junebugs in the above-ground pool.

Their dad swept them out and we got in. A few minutes later, a cousin dunked under and when she came up, several bugs were in her hair. She freaked out while we all laughed our @$$es off.

And no Junebug can take the place of a great mom. : )

Gigi said...

I think our Junebugs only purpose in life is to eat my plants - little buggers. And no, you are very much more necessary than they are. And those kids know it!

Marlene said...

AAACK....they're too creepy!!!! ICK!!!

Help! Mama Remote... said...

ROTFL! I haven't heard of those in so long! I can't remember the last time I saw one but I probably have and didnt know what it was.

Momma Fargo said...

Hilarious! I hate those pesky things. They gross me out. The only use I have found is that when squished...they make good bird food. UCKY.

Sarah said...

I suspect they know your true value on the daily basis while raising their own kids.

Ms. A said...

Sarah, I keep holding out that hope.

Deborah said...

The little tiny woman looking into the rose on your header is making me laugh! I dare not tell you what I'm thinking cuz I' a bit touched as they say.

We know those damn kids love us, but couldn't they call once in a while when they DON'T need something?? hehehe

I hate how June bugs crunch when you step on them. Ish!

Katie said...

You should hear my son shriek when one of those suckers lands on him. He breaks the sound barrier.

Ms. A said...

Katie, I'll bet they are plentiful in your area, too! Poor kid.

bunny said...

Your at least on the top of the insect chain...
I'm gonna say your a butterfly spreading her wings. BTW...June bugs in March?

Have a wonderful weekend!!

tootles,
bun

Choleesa said...

Junebugs crack me up. They are pretty stupid and useless. Perhaps their purpose in life is to make us feel smarter??

Ms. A said...

Choleesa, Junebugs are about the ONLY thing I feel smarter than. LOL!

Jenny said...

Junebugs - they don't make me miss Ohio! Ick!!

Hmmm, how are your kids my kids?

DeanO said...

Hm - I've never considered June bugs in such fashion

Ms. A said...

Dean, what little brain I have left, works in very strange ways.

DeanO said...

That's funny and ditto

Pat Tillett said...

Great post and great points!
I think Mother Nature had some extra stupidity to hand out and nobody to give it to, so we now have june bugs!

The Empress said...

These things FREAK my kids out.

It's their size and their crunchiness.

Gaaahhh!

Dare I say it? 2 posts within a month?

You.are.back.

Marla said...

May I just say how very pleased I am to see you back in true form? You freaking rock!

I Wonder Wye said...

Ah, but I'd take june bugs over ticks and chiggers any day -- at least june bugs have a great name -- wonder how they got it...