Category Archives: Butterflies

Signs of fall — yes, it’s true!

A monarch butterfly rests on the leaves of a hawthorn tree at Ashbridge’s Bay Monday. © BCP 2010 It’s been a fabulous summer  here in Ontario — it’s been hot, then hotter still. If I recall correctly, we’ve had one of the warmest summers on record. And though it’s still very, very warm during the […]

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The nature of computers — and bugs of the digital kind

A beautiful blue butterfly feeds on bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) at Ashbridge’s Bay in June. © BCP 2010 Here’s what’s recorded elsewhere on my site as quote of the day: In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no […]

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Sunshine on a gloomy, frigid February day

Never mind the weather! Instead of tramping about in search of something lively and colourful on this dismal dark day, I’m bringing you memories of summer, instead. In only a few short months, our early flowers — sunny dandelions — will be pushing up and through the cold ground, and we shall have spring. Trying […]

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