a particular day

April 17, 2007

of the order Lepidoptera

Fresh from the cocoon

I would like to remember yesterday for being audience to a (very) excited four year-old, sharing a moth that just emerged from the butterfly incubator.

But history and memory won't shake the sadness and loss that surrounded that day.

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Um, I may have to re-think this whole "Moving to Cincinnati" thing. That thing looks more scary than Katrina... : )

Posted by: John in NOLA | Apr 18, 2007 10:42:29 PM

Technically JP, it's called a butterfly garden. Took 6 months for this fella to emerge.

Posted by: chris glass | Apr 17, 2007 8:40:35 PM

That's really beautiful. Did you come across it by chance? Or were you being literal when you said it cam from an incubator?

Posted by: Jp | Apr 17, 2007 8:32:08 PM

Mosura ya Mosura
dongan kasakuyan indoo muu
rosuto uiraadoa, hanba hanbamuyan
randa banunradan tounjukanraa
kasaku yaanmu
Mosura ya Mosura
yasashisasae wasure
hito no kokoro inorinagara
utai, ai no uta

Posted by: A.J. | Apr 17, 2007 6:44:55 PM

I personally think the moth is beautiful.

I'm still really depressed about the whole shooting...

Posted by: Johnny | Apr 17, 2007 5:54:45 PM

Oh...my...gosh. That scares the heck out of me. Ughhhh.....

Posted by: Stephen Shores | Apr 17, 2007 3:27:50 PM

That picture is going to give me nightmares. The bug is HUGE.

Posted by: ted | Apr 17, 2007 3:19:02 PM

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