Tag Archives: butterflies

Life Energy

The brush had just been loaded with exterior white paint and was ready for a few more strokes on the window frame. I felt a very slight tickle on the back of my left hand. A white butterfly had alighted … Continue reading

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Moth Season

During formal meditation yesterday a tiny spider climbed up the pillar candle then continuously ran around the top rim, orbiting the flame. I didn’t want the little creature to get caught in the liquid wax beyond the candle rim or … Continue reading

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Weedy

The rental agreement for my little home requires only that I keep the yard watered and mowed. Neither the landlord nor I put in any extra effort to cultivate a mono-culture of lawn grass. In fact, he discourages a perfect … Continue reading

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Monarchs

Even though the United States Constitution does not allow for royalty such as kings and queens, this area has had monarchs since long before the arrival of conquerors and imperialists from Europe. These ancient monarchs were probably labeled to honor … Continue reading

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Where Are The Monarch Butterflies?

Four years ago, the cedar trees near the river in my backyard were the way station for swarms of Monarch butterflies.  The little creatures were resting from the long day’s migration flight.  Small groups of them stopped for nectar at … Continue reading

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