Category Archives: butterflies

Milkweed Life

Last I posted here I had a newly planted butterfly garden. It grew faster than I imagined, including the milkweed, planted because it is the favorite food of monarch butterfly caterpillars. One appeared in July, but I never saw it … Continue reading

Posted in butterflies | 1 Comment

Butterfly Cap Found

This morning I found a hat with sentimental value that had been lost for over a year. I had been in my coat closet getting a hat to wear on a walk.  I thought of the butterfly cap and another … Continue reading

Posted in butterflies | 1 Comment

Butterfly Words

My love of butterflies began with language. One late spring day in 1997 I was on a group hike, celebrating a friend’s birthday. Someone saw a butterfly and mentioned that he liked the French word for it: “papillon.” I shared … Continue reading

Posted in butterflies, Karin's poetry | 20 Comments