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Oh for a zillion zinnias! These brilliant bursts of color brighten the summer season with their beauty -and also with the beauty they bring! As I stood outside with my camera, several butterflies stopped by to sip of their sweetness. … Continue reading
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
As Irma drops branches in my backyard (I’m hoping some are good for Bark Butter!) I am processing pictures from this past week and thought I’d share this majestic Monarch that dropped in. Monarchs are not common visitors to my … Continue reading
When I was out in the front yard with Tucker this morning (who is now 7 months old) I saw a lovely Gulf Fritillary loitering around the Lantana. This is a butterfly that practically begs to have its picture taken, … Continue reading
I am used to dragonflies being right-side-up and horizontal… …but this guy insisted on being upside-down and vertical! I have to confess, I found his dragonfly gymnastics rather entertaining.
Glad I’m not the only one who sometimes bites off more than they can chew! Hope you have a bountiful Sunday!