Tag Archives: chrysalis

this and that

Today was mostly taken up with stripping wall paper in the hall and the laundry room. I did about 15 minutes of mowing, just to get outside for a few minutes right before supper. The weather was beautiful. We have eight chrysalises so far. Three of them are brown. The rest are green. DD made […]

you turn your back for ten minutes…

I watched this little guy for forty minutes early Friday morning, waiting for him to molt from a caterpillar into a chrysalis. I had my camera on the tripod, ready to take a video of the quick transformation. I waited and waited and waited… Then I turned my back for ten minutes, while I checked […]