to those who repped me not knowing that of which i bespoke earlier in regards to the boxelder plague... here are some images.
Ok, one by itself is actually kind of cute. When I was small I used to name them and keep them as pets.
However, now they swarm...
to where this is what the outside of buildings look like when they face the sun in autumn:
Our building faces south and so we get a lot of them on the outside of the building at this time of year. Trying to exit and enter is to one's own peril. They land on you and get in your hair and other things. It's just horrific.