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As an antidote to the drawing in of the days and the arrival of midwinter (which is what the festival now known as Christmas was originally all about) here is an alternative advent calendar celebrating some of the best of nature’s decorations that I’ve seen this year, to be updated every day from now until December 24th! 322 more words

Don't ignore your passions

You know that thing you always think a out if no rules existed?
Remember that idea that gave you butterflies every time you were about to engage with it?
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The Cure (a briny breakfast to chase those roaring butterflies away)

After an evening with an old friend that began with Australian semillon, Aretha Franklin and crab claws and ended with chardonnay, caviar and The Cure (but only after a rioja and ratatouille interlude–okay, and maybe some pie), it was no surprise when I awoke to the roar of the butterflies this morning . 185 more words


Miscellaneous #002

These photos were taken in various places in my neighborhood on September 20, 22, and 24. Not shown are any of the numerous photos taken on September 24 of painted lady and monarch butterflies (except for one painted lady that is a little different). 403 more words


12.303.365 Monkey Puzzle

The Monkey Puzzle, Rathinda amor (Fabricius) 1775 is a small lycaenid or blue butterfly found in south Asia. (Wiki). More on the butterfly, here.

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