This has not gotten a lot of publicity lately, what with the white-hot race for first selectman, and CBS and Fox investigating Staples cheerleaders’ baking habits for football players, but…
Has anyone noticed that Westport is under attack by ladybugs?
Yesterday, hundreds of the creatures swarmed over the wooden structure where we keep the boys soccer equipment, at Staples’ Loeffler Field. Several hundred more hung out in the parking lot.
Ladybugs seem benign. And I’m sure they play a crucial role in the life cycle of some other living Westport things, like deer ticks or Canada geese.
But hundreds of ladybugs are not cute.