I usually save up all of my data entry and specimen preparation for the fall and winter months. This means there is a big lot of specimens needing to be cataloged and placed into mylar sleeves with data cards. My plan is to have a lot of them done before the end of the year this time. That will get us caught up with all the new data from 2012, which can be used in the Michigan Odonata Atlas. These short days and long nights will be put to good use.