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A Scene From Seuss

I saw this Silver-spotted Skipper on some sort of funky flower… …and thought to myself… This looks like a scene from Seuss! Advertisements

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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 … Continue reading

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First Hummer of the Summer

Okay…so it’s technically not summer yet…but for the sake of a rhyming title, I am taking the liberty of welcoming the season a few days early. And I did indeed get a picture of my first hummer of the summer … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell

The blossoms on the butterfly bush are fading fast, as are the Zinnias, so I was surprised when this lovely Monarch stopped by. Although I hate to say goodbye to the butterflies, their departure means that the fall birds are … Continue reading

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First Five to Arrive (Front Yard Edition)

During the summer season, my picture taking seemed to take a bit of a sabbatical (life happens!) but I am hoping to remedy that during the months of autumn. This morning, I noticed that there was a flurry of butterfly … Continue reading

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From Faded to Fluorescent

The American Painted Lady is a frequent visitor to the front yard butterfly bush. A bit more muted than most, this butterfly is often mistaken for a moth, especially with its furry body. One way to tell that it is … Continue reading

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