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Skipper and purple flower

A handsome little skipper feeds on a gorgeous purple flower and the result is simply beautiful.

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The Drink/Poetry

The Drink

When oft we cry for lack,
  our coffers seeming scarce.
Is it for hunger that we cry,
and envy others’ shares?
When what we eat seems dull, 187 more words


In new territory: out of my league

It’s 3:32am and I’m awake. I went on a second date yesterday with a man who is as close to my perfect man as possible without it being creepy. 351 more words

Scarce (or Yellow-Legged) Tortoiseshell

The last time this butterfly was recorded on British soil was 1953, so I count myself privileged to have seen it earlier this month at Chambers Farm Wood. 28 more words


Clouded Sulphur at Green Spring Gardens

As I search in vain for larger, colorful butterflies, I continue to be amazed by the beauty of the smaller ones, like this Clouded Sulphur butterfly ( 88 more words


Butterfly Breakfast

These are a couple of Owl Butterflies enjoying some breakfast at York’s Wild Kingdom in York, ME.  For some reason, these butterflies in particular were hogging all the food. :-)

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