I missed the awakening. Every day from when the monarch caterpillar morphed into a chrysalis, I watched the wall on the side of my house. Caterpillar to Chrysalis, August 12, 2020 (Use slide to view) Starting on August 12, I learned the completed metamorphosis would occur anywhere from 9-to-14 days from that moment. (August 20 … Continue reading Where’s the Monarch Butterfly?
Let's start with a recap. Here was the caterpillar on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 7:10 am. Caterpillar getting ready to become a chrysalis. Here was the same caterpillar in its chrysalis an hour later. Day one of chrysalis Here was the chrysalis on Sunday, August 16, 2020. August 16, 2020. The wing formation can … Continue reading Did You Want a Chrysalis Update?
A close friend told me today: Those caterpillars were sent to you for a reason. She was talking about the monarch butterfly caterpillars who appeared on a piece of swamp milkweed I had brought into my house. A deer had tromped on the stem, so it went into a vase. Several days later, these beauties … Continue reading Can Caterpillars Teach Us About Remote Learning?
First, thank you Rich Czyz for the prod. Yesterday, Rich wrote about the joy of writing and how he makes time everyday to engage in this process. He ended that blog this way: The act of writing should be a beautiful endeavor. I asked if writing emails counted. Sure! he answered. This morning, he blogged about … Continue reading Can I Return and Bring You Hope?