Being that Halloween is almost upon us, the idea of fear, and the things that I’ve found scary throughout my life, are easy to bring to mind. When I was young, up until I was in high school, I was terrified of bugs and insects. I wouldn’t touch them, and I wouldn’t go near them at all costs. But, because of one project in my honors biology class, I had to change that.
Unbeknownst to me when I signed up for honors biology, there was a section on entomology — the study of insects. The culmination of this section was a bug collecting project. I would have to collect as many different insects as I could find ... CONTINUE READING