Visiting Chicago – Virtually

With shutdowns happening around the world you probably had to postpone your visit to Chicago. I have put together a few links to virtual tours or apps so you can still get a taste of some of the cultural offering … Read More

Baby Octopus 🐙

On a recent sailing trip in French Polynesia we anchored by late afternoon to enjoy a swim near the reef and then the marvelous sunset in the big open sky and limitless horizon. This time of year is the auspicious … Read More

Emerging for June

Monarch Butterfly Emerging with Ginkgo Leaves “I embrace emerging experience. I participate in discovery. I am a butterfly. I am not a butterfly collector. I want the experience of the butterfly.” 🦋 ― William Stafford 🦋 Happy June!! This is … Read More

Transformation for May

Transformation for May Monarch Butterfly Chrysalis on Sunflower This is the photo from my Monarch Butterfly Calendar for 2018. It shows a monarch butterfly that will soon emerge from its chrysalis. You can see the wings perfectly formed inside, the … Read More

Gold and Lace of April

Gold and Lace of April The chrysalis is a symbol of metamorphosis or change that you seek.   Monarch Butterfly Chrysalis on Queen Anne’s Lace Metamorphosis is the most profound of all acts. – Catherynne M. Valente, In the Night Garden This … Read More

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