A Butterfly-filled Birthday

Yesterday was my birthday (my 33rd plus 20) and one of my favorite gifts was the abundance of butterflies that showed up.

Several Cloudless Sulphurs were fluttering about the fading Zinnias. Typically, these beauties don’t sit still long enough to get a decent photo, but I think they were being extra gracious in honor of my birthday.

A Gulf Fritillary paid a visit to the Lantana.

And a majestic Monarch made another appearance as well.  I know I just featured this butterfly in my previous post, but I figure since I never get tired of seeing them you probably don’t either.

Now, it could be that the butteries were out in abundance because of the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having here in Atlanta; but I think a more likely answer is that they showed up in honor of my birthday.  Either way, they were a wonderful gift!


About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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16 Responses to A Butterfly-filled Birthday

  1. memadtwo says:

    I never get tired of butterflies. Happy birthday!

  2. Jodi says:

    Happy birthday Kathy! You’re one year behind me. I’m 34 (plus 20) 😉

  3. I can’t think of a better birthday than butterflies. Happy birthday ! 🌞🦋

  4. jmcheney says:

    The butterflies posed for you on your birthday. I chased a Cloudless Sulphur all around the garden the other morning. It was playing with me & would not get caught on camera. Lovely time of year for a birthday party with butterflies.

  5. Lovely birthday gift. Happy Birthday!

  6. Jill Kuhn says:

    Butterflies are much better than balloons! 🌈🦋 Happy Birthday, Kathy! (I’m 26 + 30…hehe) The older one but still a child at heart! ❤️

  7. 1nmbirder says:

    Happy birthday!! And what a wonderful gift you got!

  8. Tiny says:

    Happy belated birthday, Kathy. They are beautiful!

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