Who knew farming butterflies and observing their cycle intimately in a Butterfly House could be a therapeutic experience? Quite a few of you enjoyed yesterday’s butterfly post. I pulled a few more shots to share. Which one do you prefer the most?
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March 20, 2017 at 6:37 pm
I like picture number four best.
March 21, 2017 at 5:28 am
It is literally the size of a human head.
March 20, 2017 at 10:36 pm
Ebony and Ivory gets the nod from me!
March 21, 2017 at 5:29 am
together in perfect harmony
March 21, 2017 at 1:40 am
#3 photo = #1 of the butterflies. I read once that the Ancient Greeks observed the cycle of ugly caterpillar, apparently dead chrysalis and then beautiful butterfly. It gave them the idea that we all have a soul which will eventually emerge and then fly off to heaven or wherever.
March 21, 2017 at 5:30 am
I love that! It gives me hope, too. 😉
March 21, 2017 at 2:20 am
I like the pair at the bottom.
Not the colors I normally see on a butterfly. Thanks, Fraggle.
March 21, 2017 at 2:46 am
You are so cruel, Cindy, asking us to pick a favourite from these beauties. 🙂 If I must, I go for Yellow Eyes
March 21, 2017 at 5:32 am
If I have to be cruel, this is how I’d want it to be. Derrick, any ideas why butterflies would have eyes on their wings? You know so much about gardening and animal critters.
March 21, 2017 at 5:50 am
Thanks for the confidence, Cindy. I imagine it is to scare off predators.
March 21, 2017 at 6:21 am
That makes sense.
March 21, 2017 at 6:05 am
I’m going with ‘Black Beauty’ this time. I like it when their wings are fully open.
Best wishes, Pete.
March 21, 2017 at 7:22 am
A Pair of Beauties.
March 21, 2017 at 12:59 pm
Thank you, Lloyd.
March 21, 2017 at 1:10 pm
Thank you Cindy, these shots are a little something different.
March 21, 2017 at 1:12 pm
I had too many to include in one post. I’m glad you like them, Lloyd!
March 21, 2017 at 8:33 am
Ahhh … de si beaux papillons!
March 21, 2017 at 4:28 pm
“Ebony and ivory” as well as “2 beauties.” There are my favorites! Thanks for sharing, Cindy.
Maybe you’ll sneak over to see my hot pink flowers with a black and blue butterfly. I went to the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio. 🙂 It won’t be till late March or April. Don’t worry, you found your Zen and peace.funny I wrote poetic expression about breathing in and breathing out! Pre-scheduled already before visiting. . . 🙂
March 21, 2017 at 7:20 pm
The butterflies inspired me, truth be told. I feel like caterpillar and I’m closing the cocoon. Watch out when I emerge!
March 21, 2017 at 8:07 pm
Oh, this is a lovely image of you really being a butterfly “in waiting,” Cindy.
March 21, 2017 at 6:24 pm
I like #3, Ebony and Ivory. It is nice to be well dressed for any formal occasion. 😏
March 21, 2017 at 7:22 pm
The little black dress works there, yes?
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