It looks like a Luna Moth except that it is brown instead of green. And its wings appear to be very fragile, like brown leaves or even thin brown paper. “Beauty is a fragile thing.” (Ovid)
We may be in the dog days of summer, but leaves on the maple tree are already beginning to show a hint of the cooler weather to come.
Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day
I often find hawk feathers on my property. This one was on my gravel driveway, but I left it alone because according to the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, it is illegal to own hawk feathers or to remove them from one’s property. However, by the next day it had disappeared anyway. “Lean forward into…
This one is for my aunt in Paris. I love the term “pocket of joy.” I first heard it on a Netflix reality show when one of the main stars, speaking of his difficult growing-up years, also spoke of the pockets of joy that sustained him through those difficult times.
True to their name, these lilies really did last only one day. Linked to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Orange and to Cee’s Flower of the Day
Only one bloom this year, and like so many plants in my garden it didn’t bloom at all last year. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day
My father lives in a town with a population of just over 43,000, and his house is within walking distance of the downtown area, yet deer can frequently be seen in his neighborhood. I captured this doe this past weekend, grazing directly behind the house very near where my car was parked.
“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ― Hans Christian Anderson Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day