Photographed on August 15 and 24, 2019.
Left, photographed August 12, 2019. Below, photographed August 15, 2019. Below, detail.
I photographed this beauty in Arnold, Maryland on August 24, 2019. Is that a zinnia upon which he is dining?
Monarch, photographed on October 10, 2019
This was hands-down my favorite butterfly of the past summer. I called him my superstar, and for good reason. With a wingspan of about four inches and a body the size of my pinkie finger (or larger) he spent a good week posing for me. In this photograph, one can see in detail his proboscis,Continue reading “Butterfly, October 8, 2019”
Yes, again with the yellow… and I can’t resist throwing in a butterfly for good measure! Please note the color of the cosmos and the dominant hue in the wings of this beautiful monarch butterfly. It brings to mind the color of the flowers that hummingbirds frequent and the colors of their throats. Much loveContinue reading “Cee’s FOTD Challenge: October 5, 2019”
Creator Lord, the source of all wisdom and purpose, and the blessing of those who labor; be with us in our work to guide and govern our world. Give to all people work that enhances human dignity and bonds us to one another. Give us pride in our work, a fair return for our labor,Continue reading “Bonus Butterflies in Honor of the American Worker (Labor Day 2019)”