I was speaking to one of my cousin-in-laws over the July 4 weekend. I have known Elena for almost 10 years now. She tells me about her studies at The Ohio State University and we start talking about bugs. She does work with aquatic inverts in local Columbus streams. We bonded and shared bug stories.
Two nights later her family stops by my in-law's house for dinner. I do not remember how we got into the discussion topic but she breaks out some of her invertebrate sketches. Here they are: