A Day In A Butterfly’s Life

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Late in the summer, I spied this butterfly just hanging out on one of our swings in our backyard.
It was a male Eastern Tiger Swallowtail with a torn hindwing.
It rested on the swing for more than 20 minutes.
Eventually it flew over to the lantana and had a drink.
I love watching these butterflies when they come into our yard.
They usually aren’t in any hurry and don’t fly away when I get close to take photos!
The lifespan of most butterflies is around 2 weeks.

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Lantana
Lantana is one of the best plants for attracting butterflies, bees, and other insects.


Photos by me taken on my Canon PowerShot.

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Debut Album Kickstarter— “Cosmic Youth” by Daniel Pendergraft

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? https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/18926571/cosmic-youth-dpend-debut-album This project will feature 6-10 original songs recorded at a Studio in Nashville. Art for the album cover is being made by an excellent artist, I’ve got some great musicians playing drums, bass, guitar,…