Silent Sunday

Skipper butterfly

About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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46 Responses to Silent Sunday

  1. Alice Pratt says:

    …..and they are on clover? Pretty! They look so small.

  2. Anne says:

    What a lovely photograph.

  3. cindy knoke says:

    Beautiful. Love to you Eliza.

  4. Ali, The Mindful Gardener says:

    This is such a beautiful, balanced image! I love it. Thank you, Eliza. You are a lovely presence in my internet world.

  5. Murtagh's Meadow says:

    Aren’t they pretty. What are they called?

  6. Irene says:

    So pretty. 😊

  7. Good shot and another good reason to leave some clover in the landscape. 🙂

  8. Val Boyko says:

    I love seeing life at this level! Thank you Eliza 💛

  9. A skipper on clover, Perfect!

  10. Jewels says:

    Delightful capture, Eliza! 🦋 I haven’t seen too many butterflies yet this year, maybe 2 or 3, but it’s still early here. Wishing you a lovely Sunday! ❤

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Thank you, Julie. I’ve been seeing more butterflies each day. My milkweed patch has grown huge, so we are ready for the monarchs when they get here about a month from now.

  11. Tranature - quiet moments in nature says:

    A beautiful capture Eliza, happy Sunday! xxx

  12. Pete Hillman says:

    I love watching the Skippers. Lovely photo Eliza!

  13. Little Skippers. So cute. What a relaxing and peaceful photo!

  14. sandyjwhite says:

    Busy those Skippers are. Very pretty!

  15. Love this!!!!

    Because I love this blog and because you bring so much light to my world I have nominated you for the Sunshine Bloggers Award see
    Here are the questions I am posing for you to answer, if you choose to accept the award:
    1. What is your favorite thing to write about?
    2. What makes you very happy?
    3. What makes you feel angry?
    4. What experience changed your life or was a pivotal turning point?
    5. What is your biggest fear?
    6. What advice would you give to people younger than you are?
    7. What is the source of your inspiration?
    8. What would you like to change about yourself?
    9. Which of your character traits are you grateful for?
    10. Where would you most like to live?
    11. What are you most passionate about?

  16. Kris P says:

    Skippers and clover – sweet!

  17. Widdershins says:

    Crimson, almost, and clover – just like the song says. 😀

  18. naturebackin says:

    I agree about leaving at least patches or corners for clover, grasses and other small plants to flourish and benefit insects, birds and other creatures. Lovely photo and the depth of field works so well in challenging circumstances!

  19. Skip and flutter!

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