Friday, November 5, 2010

Favorite Things Fridays!

I love butterflies. One year, when I was in college, my roommate had to "grow" monarch butterflies in our dorm room. We named them Lucy, Charlie and Pepe. Pepe was a girl, but you know, we named them when they were cocoons, so we did the best we could.

Having these darlings float around our room was pretty fantastic. One landed on my foot while I was studying, and hung out with me for about an hour--even when I got up to walk around.

We both missed them when we set them free.

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4 comments:

Stephanie Thornton said...

I love that picture- I adore butterflies! We took my daughter to the Seattle Science Center last year- they have a butterfly exhibit that's simply amazing. They were crawling all over us!

The Red Angel said...

That is so awesome! Pepe is such a cute name. I would love to raise butterflies, I think that is really cool. :)

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Amalia T. said...

In elementary school we went out and found caterpillars on milkweed plants and brought them in to watch them turn into butterflies-- it was awesome! I will never forget watching that butterfly break out of its cocoon and pump its wings for the first time.

The Words Crafter said...

Oh, I love butterflies! How cool that you grew them in your dorm room!

Our local science center has a butterfly flutterby every year and I've not made it yet!!!!