Recent Examples of firefly from the Web
The ranks include not only fireflies but also some beetles, millipedes and earthworms.
Evening traffic on Interstate 8 was still buzzing, and fireflies were already blinking, when company founder and conductor Peter Kozma gave a vigorous downbeat to his 28-member orchestra.
The dancing of the slinky-like Creatura, the juggling firefly and the high-jumping crickets were my kids’ favorites, along with the fun Brazilian music and the confetti-filled finale of the show.
When the fireflies come out, relax on the porch of a 1930s-style sharecroppers’ cottage at The Shack Up Inn on Hopson Plantation, where blues and rock musicians all jam.
The Fox Valley Park District will host a program on fireflies at Lippold Park in Batavia Saturday.
The kids will be able to catch and release fireflies.
The program celebrates the summertime tradition of catching fireflies, enjoying their glow and setting them free, district official said.
Alexis also sensed that this was not something Serena ever got to do as a worldwide celebrity, so much of her life being about regimen and glamorous scenes where acolytes circled like fireflies.
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