Some good news about the Polar Vortex which we have struggled with all winter as it broke cold records throughout the Upper Midwest. It appears that the extreme cold weather has killed about 95% of the stink bug population. That's great news for farmers and gardeners! Read about it in this article from Rodale News - Stink Bug Rates
And no, that isn't anything close to being a stinkbug in my picture but is instead an amazingly beautiful dragonfly.