Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Pictorial Guide to Recent Posts
Here's our pupating caterpillar. Isn't it amazing? And literally, it happened so fast. One moment, an immobile, apparently dead caterpillar -- and the next, a strange, horned little pod housing a nascent butterfly.
I don't think I've ever watched the process of metamorphosis close-up. I don't know how I missed it in grade school. In any event, the next few months should be interesting! (Well, actually, probably fairly boring, until the big reveal.)
Here are Wabi and Sabi with our new acquisition -- whom we've named Bobby.
Doesn't Bobby look like a tired tiger drag queen -- maybe a little wired on caffeine and/or Botox?
This was my other flea market purchase on Sunday. Remember our onion pot? Here's a matching container, ostensibly for celery. But who keeps celery in a vase?
In a more serious vein, I'm reading the news this morning about Sandy. I must admit I was doubtful in the run-up to the storm whether it would be as serious as predicted, but it looks like it met expectations and more. Stay safe, everybody!