" More validity, more honorable state, more courtship lives in...carrion flies than Romeo.
They may seize on the white wonder of dear Juliet's hand, and steal immortal blessings from her lips, who, even in pure and vestal modesty, Still blush, as thinking their own kiss as sin, but Romeo may not, he is banished?
This may flies do but when I from this may fly?"
Romeo and Juliet, Act 3, Scene 3
This is the species Shakespeare was referring to.
Posiivly some kind of robber fly. Thought I didn't see any hooked toes on it
fern of unknown origin
This tree is very common in this neighborhood. Can someone let me know what type it is?
Saw probably ten of these total between Geary and Fulton. This was one of four that looked like they were doing mating flights.
Growing out of a crack in the asphalt.