emergence

Last evening I was showing off my garden to my friend Nancy. While we were walking around the yard, Nancy spotted a fully grown Monarch butterfly spreading its wings out on the lawn. Worried that we or my dog might destroy it in a misstep, Nancy gently picked it up and put it onto a […]

dreams of the last butterflies

Few symbols can capture the essence of life-death-transformation-rebirth as well as the butterfly can. If you’re like me, you’ve noticed that there were far fewer butterflies enjoying your garden this summer. Like the bees, they are disappearing at an alarming rate. Dreams of the Last Butterflies is a┬áremarkable 9 minute short film that shines a […]

inspired butterfly design

  I couldn’t help but smile to see this clever butterfly clip design in Loreta Haaker‘s portfolio. Readers of this blog know that butterflies played a very special role in the final days of Scott Morgan’s life, giving hope to me and his close friends that Scott’s spirit lives on. Loreta Haaker is the 2nd […]

fun

My friends Sunny & Po’s daughters were visiting me this weekend with their friend Dave. Sure I took them around to see the usual High Point sights like The World’s Biggest Bureau. And of course all of our friends know that our rooster sculpture in our front yard has become a landmark in its own […]