Angel Orange

Butterfly blues

 Blind from birth to evil, my sight was restored by the bright angel in front of me.

Uncle Tree's angel in orange

Now, you see, my eyes are no good,

Butterfly Trinity

but my soul was furiously replenished in a flittery-fluttery way.

Angel Orange

Saved by the belle — Angel Orange!

Octoberfest flies


Butterfly line-up

Alignments pave the way in a colorful array at the lunch line.

Monarch sky-view seats

HaPPy OctOber!

a pink rose of Fall

Uncle Tree



Butterflies: For Fear of the First Frost

butterfly feeding frenzy

We had our first overnight frost last week, and I swear,

the butterfly feeding frenzy was a premonition on their part.

Butterfly friends

When one knows The End is near, why be bashful or unsociable?

Monarch in the menagerie

Tattered and torn, but untroubled, was this elder Monarch nearby.

Painted Lady spread-eagle

For the love of Marigolds and warm Autumn afternoons, a Painted Lady lays out.

Dainty Lady

This dainty lady with a gray hairstreak was fearless before the first frost.

Marigold sunset

Hearty Marigolds play host to the fanciest creatures on earth.

menagerie of butterflies

A butterfly menagerie is a feast for eyes to see.

Black Swallowtail feeding

The last to come was the first to go, before the freeze set sail.

Autumn sunset

“Stay warm, be cool, and feel free, folks!”

Uncle Tree