Tuesday, August 03, 2021

August 3 Happiness Challenge



A little earlier, as I stood with the camera at the corner of the house trying to catch a different bird I was seeing eating sorghum, a flutter caught my eye.

It was, I think, a Monarch butterfly. It was very high in the sky, catching the shifting breeze and floating along. I was so entranced by its path that I didn't turn the camera to try to capture it; I watched instead as it drifted, fluttering its wings so delicately and yet so powerfully that I wasn't sure that the slight wind that touched my check didn't come from them.

The butterfly floated along and dropped out of my sight, landing, I suppose, or fluttering lower to the ground.

It was beautiful.



5 comments:

  1. What a lovely moment you've captured.

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  2. Birds and butterflies! You're enjoying natural, outdoor happy.

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  3. I've been seeing these enormous yellow and black butterflies around here too...they are fun and relaxing to watch :)

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  4. I saw a Monarch butterfly on my walk this morning.

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