Summer’s Here (I’m For That)

As I sat down to write this post, words from an old James Taylor song popped into my mind –

Summer’s here, I’m for that
Got my rubber sandals, got my straw hat
Got my cold beer, I’m just glad that it’s here

Well, summer for me means that the butterflies are starting to show up.
The first two that fluttered by while I had my camera in hand were this lovely Gulf Fritillary…

…and this stunning Tiger Swallowtail.

I’m hoping many more beauties will show up in the weeks ahead.

 

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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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9 Responses to Summer’s Here (I’m For That)

  1. Jodi says:

    wow – look at the beautiful detail you capture…… Summer Breeze…. Makes me Feel Fine….

  2. Mama Cormier says:

    Your photos are stunning.

  3. jmcheney says:

    I saw a yellow swallowtail dining in the scarlet Montbretia. But it wouldn’t sit still & pose for me & anyway my camera was in the house. As my ex-husband used to comment, “Remember the 7 PPPPPPPs!” (In case you weren’t in the army: Prior Proper Planning Prevents Piss-Poor Performance! Obviously you follow the 1 P Boy Scout motto: Be Prepared! (Lovely photos as always.

  4. Both wonderful photos, I particularly like the detail in the fritillary.

  5. lindasschaub says:

    One of the bonuses of hot weather – the butterflies flitting about and sunning themselves. Mother Nature at her finest.

  6. Tiny says:

    Great captures of these summer beauties!

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