7/10/2022: My dastardly public betrayal
Being understaffed once more in addition to this being the peak time of year for new bug cultures, I have been pretty pressed for time and energy. Regardless of my petty needs for decent sleep and rest, things must continue as usual if I’m to be completely ready to leave my collection for a solid two weeks to go find even more bugs out west in August. Thus, difficult decisions have to be made…
Nowadays I monthly vend the Michigan Reptile Show, where I had been vending infrequently for over a decade. Sometimes I mix up my show inventory to give the bug-loving folks something new to oggle or pick up, and this show I went a little in on the coleoptera.
With a table of mostly beetles, I had no choice but to rebrand my entire company for the day, and completely justified and pure at heart invertebrate expert Junkai Wang snapped the photo of the century as the corruption of my morals culminated.
Thankfully my psychosis dissipated shortly after the expo, but nonetheless the image remains as a grim reminder of what happens when you force a man to change