It’s one of those sounds that means summer — the almost constant evening and night commotion made by cicadas. They’ve been around for weeks and will likely be around that much longer. The website cicadamania.com is devoted to them and offers answers for frequently asked questions.
Jack Richtor, Pomona, who served in the Navy during the Korean War, displays a certificate of an operation in which he was involved and a picture of his battleship.
Roger Boyd fills one of the many bird feeders in his back yard in Baldwin City.