Softness Naturally

Beauty doesn’t need ornaments. Softness can’t bear the weight of ornaments.~Munshi Premchand Photo taken at Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie’s PastureLocated on Mustang Island, TX

A summer of butterflies 🦋

The weather outside is cool. The sun is beautiful, but the desert is dry and void of summer colors. Photos are a great way to go back in time and relive the beauty. It is a reminder that spring is soon to come. It brings hope of flower blossoms and summer butterflies. If you want…

Vanessa Atalanta butterfly

The Red Admiral or previously called the Red Admirable. From information found on Wikipedia this butterfly is known as an unusually calm butterfly, and will often allow very close observations before flying away. Unfortunately, I did not get very close, but was excited to discover a new-to-me butterfly on my walk this morning. As I…

The American Snout

One look at these butterflies and it’s not hard to know how they got their name! They really are a fascinating butterfly. I may have found them a bit dull because of the high number of them that hovered and landing all about. I suppose it’s only natural to focus on what may challenge us…

She’s known as the Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui, known as the Painted Lady, is also known as The Cosmopolitan in North American. She has the strange habit of flying in a sort of screw shape, something I did not observe, as she chose to pose beautifully for me among the flowers. Her names intrigue me, bringing to mind a lady of…