Firefly Inside the House

July 20, 2021 12:04am CST
So, I have to get up early. I was just settling down and it was nice and dark and peaceful, and a firefly was in here. Now I like them--outside, I like them. But I knew I would never sleep with that blinking green bug flying around me. So I had to get up and try to catch it without killing it, so that I could let it go outside. I followed that silly firefly for nearly an hour. He must have known I was going to put him back outside. He hung out mostly on the ceiling....I finally caught him on the ceiling fan. Now I can settle down and go to bed--again! He is outside, hopefully blinking with his friends.
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• United States
20 Jul
No. That was the decoy. His friends snuck in while you were taking out the decoy.
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20 Jul
I actually thought of that! One of my sons had come by earlier to get a book he left here, and I imagine the firefly came inside when he did. Haven't seen anymore in here, so I am hoping there isn't any.
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• United States
20 Jul
@MarieCoyle I haven't seen a firefly in so long, I would have let him stay inside all night.
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20 Jul
@Vikingswest1 I was afraid he would die inside. They are by nature meant to be in the wild, like a bunny or deer or whatever.
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@prashu228 (32014)
• India
20 Jul
I haven't seen a firefly for a long time now..glad you you caught it...hope you get good sleep now
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20 Jul
In the summer we have a lot of them here. Some nights more are out blinking on and off and some nights not many.
@prashu228 (32014)
• India
20 Jul
@MarieCoyle I see...
@prinzcy (31173)
• Malaysia
21 Jul
It gave you an exercise instead of letting you sleep.
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22 Jul
I guess I could have left it alone to fly around inside, but I didn't want to, it belongs out in the night.
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@BelleStarr (60777)
• United States
22 Jul
Yah most bug I would just kill but I agree a firefly needs to go back outside
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