Thursday, December 18, 2008

Monarch season.

The monarch chrysalises from our school's milkweed have begun to hatch. I brough this one home yesterday to watch it emerge while I drank morning tea... I turned my back one second on it to wash my cup, and when I came back, the butterfly had hatched and spread its wings already.


Our local surf break exploded a little bit. Just in time!

What it feels like:

What it is:

Wednesday, December 10, 2008


A monarch butterfly caterpillar in our school yard moments before becoming a chrysalis.

A pair of mushrooms growing in a niche between two watapana trees at the national park.