The tragic embrace of the lovebug


Ah, early fall. When thoughts here in South Mississippi turn to — what else? — scouring plastered lovebugs off the front of your car.

Last year I bought some specialty cleaner that’s supposed to get them off easier. I need to pull the bottle out of my garage again soon, lest the pair’s doomed love leave an eternal mark on my paint.

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David Allen Watts 85, Hattiesburg


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