Several of these weird blobs were floating in shallow water near the lake shore
One of these nice breakfast encounters....
Feasting on a dead Lumbricus, occasionally disturbed by a yellow jacket.
Crawling around during a very hot day - seemed to be a slug with suicidal tendencies.
Phoretic mite on burying beetle
3 individuals flying overhead & vocalizing
Note phoretic mite on 2nd photo; also here www.inaturalist.org/observations/3975113