Cicadas in Texas (in summer)

As you know, I’ve been showing photos of our time in Texas visiting my parents. When I was there, I was paying attention to a few little things because they appear in my manuscript (set in Texas.) Of course, I know Texas pretty well—but I don’t live there, I live in Japan. So I wanted make sure my manuscript really felt “Texas.”

Cicadas are a symbol of deep summer in Japan. And in Texas, too. In Japan, I had listened to the cicadas.

To listen to the Japanese cicadas:

So next is a video I took of the cicadas in Texas. Do they sound like Japanese ones?

LOL The dog knows I’m not his mom.

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