“Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, baring a bowl of lather…”
Why, yes, this year is the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses in book form, and today, June 16th, is the date the book takes place, so here’s a Broad-banded Hornet Fly (Spilomyia alcimus) because why not. Why it’s holding up its forefeet, I don’t know.

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  1. 1 Chuck McAlexander June 16, 2022 at 7:45 am

    It’s a Jedi Hornet-fly using the force

  2. 2 nature969 June 16, 2022 at 8:01 am

    🙂
    I enjoy your daily posts very much, and enjoy the lighter moods as well. This week I saw lightning bugs flicker in the yards of neighbors in the early evening. That’s a true sign summer is in full swing as well.
    –Janine Perky. janineperky@gmail.com


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