Cherish is my favorite word, and I cherish the ability of turning the routine into a beautiful moment.
Nature creates in me, a spiritual and meditative time to bring peace, harmony and balance, into an otherwise ordinary day~
Mary Howell Cromer

Friday, September 24, 2010

Great Spangled Fritillary Showing Off Well~

I had to travel Kentucky, into Indiana, and thru Illinois yesterday, and we ended up in Iowa...whew, long 11  1/2 hour day.  I had loaded a few posts up before leaving and this was one of them.  Hoping to get some nice images from this journey ahead for next two weeks.  One never knows what kind of Internet service one shall receive, especially in places like the Badlands, and such where we are headed.  Lift us up for safe travels and I shall take this venture one day at a time.  I am hoping that this evening, I shall have access and do some more look-seeing of my favorite blog sites.  Until then, have a delightful Friday~


  1. Love the Fritillary! Hope you have a good time on your travels. I'm heading to Iowa in another week for the big quilt show in Dew Moines and it is a long drive...but scenic, if you like farmland.

  2. I love the Fritillarys and this one is gorgeous. Take care on your journeys. FAB.

  3. Excellent close-up, really shows of the beautiful colors of the fritillary.

  4. These are really well done shots. I find all wildlife difficult to shoot because of erratic movement, but especially the butterfly.Are you shooting these handheld?

  5. gorgeous macros, Mary. What a beautiful butterfly. The pics are just perfect! (that does sound like a long day!)


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