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  • Judy Davis

    Catching lighting bugs! I always love catching lightning bugs when I was growing up. A wonderful childhood memory!

  • Lydd R.J.

    On my bucket list to catch fireflies!!

  • ~Singing A New Song~

    lightening bugs; I used to "catch" these and sit and watch them light up a summer night's sky in our front yard. Brings back memories.

  • Andrea Kwiatkowski

    Give Mason Jars (aka: lightning bug catchers!) to the flower girls to catch fireflies during the wedding reception! Fireflies lighting up the night

  • Cynthia Macri

    Firefly ... a childhood memory. How awesome is God who created this incredible insect?

  • Debbie Wallace

    Fireflys - we would put them in mason jars with holes in the lid and watch them light up! What fun on a summer night!

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