Mourning Cloak Butterfly

“The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.”

~ George Carlin, (1937-2008) American stand-up comedian

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A Mourning Cloak butterfly at rest.

Transformation

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves. We must die to one life before we can enter another.”

~ Anatole France, (1844-1924) French poet, journalist, and novelist

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A Widow Skimmer Dragonfly at rest on a plant along the shores of a Minnesota lake.