I came across this guy during a walk this weekend and boy, did he look exhausted. After 17 years underground you get one big chance to party. That must be why they are always singing.
Summertime is the right time if you are a cicada but there is no encore, no second chance. You hatch, you prep, you play and then … well, we try not to think about that, but at least you don’t have to worry about your retirement plan.