Dragonfly Summer

Along the coastline of Lake Michigan, in downtown Chicago, they ride the breezes. At night, they shelter in trees and shrubs. Mornings by the Jackson Park lagoons you’ll see them deep in the grasses, cold and shimmering with dew. They shiver their wings, warming themselves by basking on rocks in the sunshine. Along the Chicago River, they pause on skyscrapers and concrete abutments, then lift off.

Dragonflies (and their close kin, damselflies) are all around us. But few of us notice them. When we cultivate awareness of the natural world…

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