Despite my best efforts, I may be in the National’s Capital for the emergence of Brood X. I’m actually kind of excited, since I don’t have to live with them, just visit them.
Periodical cicada information:
Cicada Watch 2004
UMMZ Periodical Cicada Page (includes many life-size pictures (!) and cicada noise recordings)
Whoo-hoo! Better there than here with the biting bugs, I say. Just today I pondered a while and finally decided that, charming though it was in every other aspect, I simply could not get down with a cabin on Mosquito Drive.