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Post  Retired Member 1 on 7/12/2010, 11:45 am

I went outside a little while ago to find a dozen or so black swallowtails drying their wings in the bed that grew the parsley and dill they devoured as babies. By the time I got inside, found the camera, changed the batteries only two were left.

They went from this:




To this:



Miracles really do happen.

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Post  chocolatepop on 7/12/2010, 11:47 am

oh WOW,gorgeous!
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Post  camprn on 7/12/2010, 11:50 am

I'm breathless! How beautiful and wonderful!

The past few days I have found myself going to the garden with my snips AND my camera.
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Post  trustinhart on 7/12/2010, 1:39 pm

How beautiful. Yes miracles do happen, but isn't it special when we get to see them?
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Post  quiltbea on 7/12/2010, 1:44 pm

What a beautiful picture of that butterfly.
I love them and they are so lovely to watch flitting from flower to flower.
Thank you for the picture.
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Post  nancy on 7/12/2010, 6:26 pm

oh how gorgeous!! i had a tiger swallowtail visit my yard all afternoon yesterday. hopefully they will mate & make more for you.
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Post  chexmix on 7/12/2010, 11:59 pm

Great pictures. We all have to remember that our babies do grow up but they are still our babies.

I hope they come to visit your garden on a regular basis.
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