Friday, August 3, 2012

Butterflies




"Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you."

Nathaniel Hawthorne 

 


35 comments:

  1. lovely shots. so pretty. (:

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  2. Great butterfly shots! Ha, my husband really hates those purple thistles.

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  3. awesome photographs! love the quote :)

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  4. Such beautiful photos to go with Hawthorne's lovely words.

    One of my favorite butterfly quotes is "A snowflake is winter's butterfly" ~ Author Unknown

    Have a beautiful weekend!

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  5. Old Nate was one cool guy! Let's all enjoy the beauty in small ocurrances.

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  6. The beauty of nature is awesome...

    Velva

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  7. These are some beautiful pics. Nice work Michelle!

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  8. Love your butterfly pictures!

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  9. Capturing a butterfly is not easy, they don't sit still long! ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  10. The backlight does it... So beautiful!

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  11. These shots are so beautiful.....clear, colorful, just perfect.

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  12. Butterflies add so much to an environment. We planted butterfly-friendly plants at our place in Florida.

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  13. I love butterflies and these photos are superb! Have a fun weekend.

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  14. These are great. I love that first shot.

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  15. Michelle, these photos are beautiful.Love the Hawthorn quote.

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  16. Fantastic shots. Love the quote.

    Darryl and Ruth :)

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  17. Amazing shots, I never tried anything like this!

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  18. Nice shots- really like that second one. Have a great weekend!

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  19. Beautiful pictures and a lovely quote. We walk with small white cabbage butterflies on our morning walks. It's as though they are coming along to keep us company.

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  20. So pretty! I love thistles and butterflies--wonderful photos, Michelle!

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  21. Love your butterfly pictures
    Greetings from the Canary Islands

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  22. Hi Michelle, Your pics are a fascinating insight into a way of life I know hardly anything about, except perhaps through Hollywood movies!
    Is the music I am listening to Bluegrass?
    Have a good week..!

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  23. Beautiful shots and a nice thought.

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