Normality is a common type of insanity.
[Leaf beetles, Diabrotica barberi, and Ladybug beetles on a wild sunflower plant. Some species of Leaf Beetles are very destructive to corn crops. Ladybugs, on the other hand, eat many insect pests, though these are additionally getting the abundant nectar from this wild flower. (One can’t blame them for liking sweets!]
Can you count how many there are? Photo by Thomas Peace 2014
It’s easy to conform and to blindly follow rigid patterns; it’s arduous to think for yourself and not merely follow the beaten path.
[Ladybugs – Lady Beetles – as both adults and larvae prey on aphids (plant destroying insect pests) in open habitats. They hibernate, usually in groups, in the winter. The one pictured is one of the more rare species.]
Ladybug surveying the landscape from a good vantage point. Photo by Thomas Peace 2014