Very First Monarch Caterpillar Ever Seen (and Other Milkweed Community Members)6/25/14

Flashback Monday, June 25, 2012 – This is a little leafhopper on a sunflower leaf and it was incredibly tiny and I feel very grateful to have gotten this clear photo with all the wind. The bright colors are amazing and this is my pick photo for today.
June 25,  2012 sig
Flashback Tuesday, June 25, 2013 – This is my pick photo for today and it stars a young grasshopper on some spearmint.
June 25, 2013 sigWednesday, June 25, 2014 – Today was a red letter day and we saw the very first Monarch butterfly caterpillar ever in our milkweed.  We believe we’ve had others we’ve just never seen them.  So we are doing a happy dance 🙂  The other photos also feature milkweed community members.  You’ll have to look carefully at one of the photos to see the white spider.
6:25:14 caterpillar sig 6:25:14 bug 1 sig 6:25:14 tiny sig 6:25:14 mating flies sig  6:25:14 business end sig“Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne
6:25:14 daddy longlegs sig 6:25:14 caterpillar 2 sig 6:25:14 rmb sig 6:25:14 teeny tiny sig 6:25:14 white spider sig“Love is like a butterfly, it goes where it pleases and it pleases where it goes.”
~ Sri Chinmoy
6:25:14 side view sigOur hearts give thanks for the Grace in the Universe!
Namaste ~ Raven


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