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We saw a monarch butterfly in our backyard, today, June 6, 2015, Redding, CA. We haven't seen a monarch here in years. Here's a bad pic, but it is identifiable.

Monarch Butterfly, Redding, CA., June 6, 2015

Growing milkweed is a popular subject right now. Please read:

How To Identify Wild Milkweed

Transplanting Wild Milkweed

Butterfly Gardens

Pine White butterfly
Pine White
Pale Swallowtail, Swisshome, Oregon, May 30, 2009 Columbia Silkmoth

Clodius Parnassian butterfly
Clodius Parnassian Butterfly
My photo is now here.

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly(Western)

Western Tiger Swallowtail

Columbia Silkmoth

Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly
Pipevine Swallowtail

Folded-Winged Skipper Butterfly
Folded-Winged Skipper

California Tortoiseshell Butterfly

California Tortoiseshell
Video of Tortoiseshell Emerging

Painted Lady Butterfly
Painted Lady

Here is a closeup of a Painted Lady in our yard, May, 2014. Stan took this one with his new camera. The details are amazing.


Unknown Butterfly--possibly California Tortoiseshell?
Moth White Moth
Sulphur Butterfly
Cabbage White

Click here to view a larger image. Click on that image to see it super large. The details are well worth it.

Polyphemus Moth

Lorquin's Admiral


Easy, continuous loop fringe to crochet, using only chain stitch and slip stitch. Instuctions.

Knitting Background Image

Here's how to make seamless background images for your web pages.


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