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Ash Aphids

Two women try to protect themselves and a baby from the ash aphids in City Park last week. (Shawn Gust / Coeur d'Alene Press)
Two women try to protect themselves and a baby from the ash aphids in City Park last week. (Shawn Gust / Coeur d'Alene Press)

They'll be swarming sometimes
when we go out walking;
we suspect it's for romance,
but the aphids aren't talking.

The Bard of Sherman Avenue



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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