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?
Sometimes one just backs into learning due to a life encounter. Such is my case when two monarch caterpillars showed up on a piece of swamp milkweed sitting in a vase in my kitchen. I have written a couple of posts about my visitors. One became a chrysalis this past Wednesday. Chrysalis hanging from the … Continue reading People Can Tag Monarch Butterflies?!
Yes, my learning about monarch caterpillars continues. This has definitely been a learn-on-the-fly (or learn-on-the-butterfly?) adventure. Clearly I knew very little about monarchs as I happily planted milkweed in my yard this summer. Each morning I have checked on my caterpillars after turning on the sprinkler for my newly installed sod. Slowly over the last … Continue reading Where Did the Caterpillars Go?
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?