Insects of Costa Rica – What a pain

Insects of Costa Rica – What a pain

Did you know there exists an actual  pain index for stings from bugs? Yep, the entomologist Justin O. Schmidt created the index that seeks to rank the painfulness of dozens of Hymenoptera stings across a four-point spectrum. His index (last updated in 1990), while...
What Do You Do All Day?

What Do You Do All Day?

One of the most frequent questions both the Chica and I get from our blogs is: “What do you do all day”? Typically followed by its cousin: “Don’t you get bored”? Let me try and answer: What Do You Do All Day? For all intents and purpose,...