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For God So Loved Me that He Gave Me Caterpillars.

The caterpillar exists to eat.  To eat and grow.  To grow and change.  He has no other duty than that.  We can look at him and think how pitiful it is that he spends his entire existence in one garden, … Continue reading

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No Baby Steps

  This morning as I watched our monarch flap away on her very first flight, I realized something. She never had a lesson, she never had to practice…she emerged knowing exactly how to fly.Interesting, isn’t it?  When a baby learns … Continue reading

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Teenage Monarchs?

  Yes, I’m raising butterflies again.  I found a couple of caterpillars and now they are both in chrysalis.  It occurred to me that I’ve talked about baby monarchsand about adult monarchsbut I’ve never spent much time talking about that … Continue reading

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Lepidoptera Report

Over the weekend, one Monarch emerged and flew away, another one made a chrysalis, and yet another was found lying on the concrete looking lost, so we brought it in.    It has been chomping down the milkweed, and now … Continue reading

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Finally, a picture!!

I worked today and was gone for almost 11 hours, so there was time for a lot to happen.  Sure enough, the hanging caterpillar made its chrysalis AND the other one emerged.  There was time for one quick picture before … Continue reading

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Are Boys Different than Girls?

Yeah, I know, you’re thinking that’s a pretty elementary question.  But I just listened to a presentation that absolutely amazed me!  It’s Teaching Boys and Others Who Would Rather Be Making Forts All Day, Part I  by Andrew Pudewa, and it’s … Continue reading

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Monarchs!

My husband brought home a baby monarch the other day.  Some guys bring home flowers for their wives, or maybe candy, but mine brings caterpillars.  Does this man know me, or what?  Things were fairly busy around here last week, … Continue reading

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