Butterflies Are Beautiful

I feel sad that our later generations might not ever see these beautiful creatures except in some “Butterfly House.”   Over 50 years ago butterflies were plentiful, this is no longer the case.

There are numerous reasons why this has happened.  Besides the overuse of pesticides and herbicides in our culture, most of our fields are now parking lots just like the song.


Enjoy these lovely Monarchs, it’s about time for their migration in Michigan. They claim they fly through the summer but I have usually seen them in late summer in my area.

Lovely Lilies

 

Daily Prompt: Baby It’s Cold Outside

I loved that song that was written by Frank Loesser in 1944 and sold to MGM which they used in Neptune’s Daughter and performed by Esther Williams and Ricardo Montalban.  It’s since been recorded and sung by many others but no other rendition beats the original or this remake by Homer & Jethro with June Carter.

Spring is on the way but temperatures are still in the 20’s today with snow flurries.  Temps are expected to climb into the 50’s by next week so fingers crossed!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rising or Setting?

and who really cares?

They are beautiful!

“Red sky at night, sailors’ delight.  Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.”

 

Daily Prompt: Blossom

Flowers are beautiful.  So are you!

Don’t be afraid to “BLOSSOM” where you are planted!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Frame

Framed up pretty,

the end of another perfect summer!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare Beauty is so Common

Sometimes we look but never see,

Enlightenment is a rarity!

More fun in the Cranbrook Gardens!

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