Yellow Winter Butterfly

The Guest Who Came To Breakfast I came out to make coffee in the kitchen this morning and found an unexpected guest resting on the kitchen sink.  I can’t really say ‘unexpected’ since I expected him to show up sometime in the near future but not this morning.  He has been lounging in his chrysalis next to our kitchen sink for the last couple of months, a totally … Continue reading Yellow Winter Butterfly

Black Swallowtail Chrysalis

He transformed overnight. After he had been suspended in caterpillar form from our curtain for a couple of days, he transformed into a chrysalis overnight.  He looks like a piece of bark hanging off the curtain with a little silk thread.  I just hope I won’t come home and find a butterfly flying around the house.  Tethered to the drapes by one silk lanyard, he … Continue reading Black Swallowtail Chrysalis