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Disgusting Things Like Insects

Disgusting things like insects used to freak me out.  What’s disgusting?  From an objective point of view nothing is disgusting  Take a look around.  What were you taught that was uky?  Taking this idea even further, what is beautiful?  If you love something, isn’t it beautiful?  Everything is made of atoms and you can break that down even farther into vibrations.  What is good or bad about vibrations?  I guess nothing unless they can hurt living things, you, me, the trees, the animals etc.

Where did this idea about writing about disgusting things come from? I had a dream about bugs last night.  Different kinds of bugs had gotten into something I was using and, in my dream, I and other people were  picking them out.  Do you realize that there are all different kinds of bugs and they are marvels of engineering.  Can you see beauty in bugs?  Well, what if you were taught how to see it when you were a child.  My initial reaction to insects has been ick, except for butterflies, moths, lady bugs, and dragon flies.  They are marvelous miniature creations  of nature and they can do somethings we can’t do.  Have you ever spun a web?

More disgusting things.  Getting a little more gruesome, some animal (probably a cat) had left a grayish glob of what looked like guts and worms on my porch.  Since, I have small grandchildren that play out there, I wanted to get it and throw it away so they couldn’t get in to it.  Well, I cheated , my son happened to have a rubber glove in his pocket so he picked it up and threw it over the railing.  I, however, didn’t have an

English: A diagram of the anatomy of the Cocci...

English: A diagram of the anatomy of the Coccinellidae (ladybug). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

apoplectic fit like I might have had in the past.

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