Buttered Lilacs! The perfect Spring treat!

Insect swallowtail

Google and Wikipedia may have different ideas about why butterflies are called butterflies but what could look more like flying butter than a tiger swallowtail? My first out of focus butterfly photo of 2017 (below) shows a feast for eyes and nose. Add the Old English name to treat your mouth and tongue too: “buterfleoge”!

Insect tiger swallowtail




Published by

Carrie Staples

Author, illustrator of "The Yarn Animal Book", probably the only craft book with instructions for making such unique yarn animals as an orangutan, an ant eater, a llama and a star-nosed mole and "The Single Minded Prince, a fairy tale for all ages about a boy and a pirate captain who both misbehave. The books and a booklet series based on each different yarn craft topic covered in "The Yarn Animal Book" (pompoms and other really easy yarn crafts, knitting, crocheting, rya, needlepoint and embroidery), are available on Amazon and Kindle.

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