Category Archives: 2007

Mourning Cloak Butterfly – March 28, 2007

Mourning Cloaks are one of the first butterflies to fly in the spring because they over winter as adults. They spend the winter in crevices behind bark or in log or brush piles. If the temperature warms to 55 degrees and the sun is shining, these butterflies will come out to bask in the sun in a sheltered place, even in the middle of winter. This one flew past me in the woods and landed on a branch right in front of my face. Continue reading

Journal for March 2, 2007

More snow! We’ve had another big storm this week. This time the storm wasn’t as much of a blizzard – less wind – but still plenty of snow for Mike to plow. We got 19 inches of snow in last week’s blizzard, and another 10 or 11 inches this week, so he’s gotten to use all his toys. Continue reading