Hello friends :)
Just a short post this week .
My drink is still coffee as that low energy thing is still going on. I'm beginning to think it may be allergies creeping up on me. :(
The art in the background is the piece I finished for my Children of the Wild class. It was good to get deeply involved with the art project and forget about my woes for a bit.
I also managed to get some of the pickles done.
Some things got frozen and somethings got eaten and then somethings got given away .
Just didn't have the energy to process it all.
While setting at my desk one day I noticed a Monarch butterfly flitting about the milkweed plants so I went out to check for eggs.
I found 23 little eggs and one tiny little micro mini caterpillar :)
The caterpillar was so tiny it was still almost transparent with just his black head for coloring.
Now today he has started to show colors and a couple of the eggs I brought in are showing signs of hatching soon.
In the wild only 10% of eggs mature to the hatching stage. Usually they are eaten by predators...ants and wasps being the biggest threat. When brought inside they usually have a 40% chance of making sometimes more. I could probably find more but I want to see how many of these hatch first as I'll have to feed them milkweed leaves for approximately 2 weeks so I don't want to be feed too many at once and run out of leaves on my milkweed.
So my Monarch Season is off to a great start :)
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