The Fairy Bell Ringer

In her book, "A Sense of Wonder," Rachel Carson pens the following engrossing narrative while describing nocturnal forays in search of singing insects with her adopted son Roger: Most haunting of all is one I call the fairy bell ringer. I have never found him. Iā€™m not sure I want to. His voice ā€” and surely he himself ā€” are so ethereal, so delicate, so otherworldly, that he should remain invisible, as he has through all the nights I have … [Read more...]