02-25-10 Dark Beauty

I have been “dusting off” some old photos and this is one I took a few years ago at the Butterfly House in Sioux Falls, SD. I’m not sure you can see it here, but there is blue speckling this butterfly’s wings which is anything but random. Part of the disguise? Part of the reproductive…

09-02-09 Amazing Art 02

Here’s another one from my trip several years ago to the Sertoma Butterfly House in Sioux Falls. I wish I knew more about butterflies. Perhaps someone looking at this knows the name of this species? One thing a remember about my trip to the Butterfly House is that the volunteer docent who followed me around…

09-01-09 Amazing Art 01

What humans create often pales compared to what Nature creates. Consider the butterfly, for example. The threatening eye’s on this butterfly’s wing appear to have been painted there. But, of course, they weren’t. Pretty amazing, if you ask me. This photo was taken at the Sertoma Butterfly House in Sioux Falls. If you have a…

06-13-09 Swallow Tail and Lavender

I thought I’d balance my rather somber cemetery photo from yesterday with something a little less heavy. So how about a butterfly perched on some lavender? This photo was taken on the island of Hvar, just off the coast of Croatia. Deb pointed out the butterfly and told me it wasn’t “just” another butterfly but…