Dad: When I was a kid we'd have jars full of lightning bugs! Dill: Oh. When your dad was a kid, lightning bugs came in a jar. Alice: He's always had a stunted sense of fun.
Wheredaya think the fireflies came from? Eons ago, when dad was a child, the Wells Fargo wagon delivered jars of fireflies that the kids had ordered via the Sears Roebuck catalog. But enough kids accidentally dropped their jars that a population of feral fireflies was established. They thrive in the wild to this day.