Category Butterflies

A Butterfly Kind of Day

I happened to glance out the window and noticed that a piece of garden art had come to life–well, part of it, anyway. The art in question was one of Grandma’s beloved garden statues–a little girl and boy sitting side by side, one of my favorites because it reminds me of Sage and his friend […]

Hating Day for Butterflies

“Hating day?” I asked incredulously. “Why do you have ‘Hating Day’ marked on your calendar?” “HATCHING day,” Sage explained with all the sanctimonious indignation a seven-year-old can muster. “That’s the day the butterfly will hatch out of its chrysalis.” His father had found a fat monarch caterpillar on the road a couple of days before. […]