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13.3.11

The first..


Just popt in to tell you this...
Every year its very exiting to see the first Fly;.. the first Bumble bee, AND the first BUTTERFLY...it happened to my husband on Saturday...he was in his office..looking out of the window and there she was...sitting in the sun on the windowpane..He didn't know what kind of butterfly it was but she was big and very dark of color...
Wishing you the best of times dear Butterfly...have a wonderfull flight through Spring..

Butterfly Laughter

In the middle of our porridge plates
There was a blue butterfly painted
And each morning we tried who should reach the
butterfly first.
Then the Grandmother said: "Do not eat the poor
butterfly."
That made us laugh.
Always she said it and always it started us laughing.
It seemed such a sweet little joke.
I was certain that one fine morning
The butterfly would fly out of our plates,
Laughing the teeniest laugh in the world,
And perch on the Grandmother's lap.

by Katherine Mansfield



Art Frederick Morgan...the first Butterfly.

7 comments:

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

YIPEEE! SPRING IS IN YOUR MIDST! NOt here...but in my heart, YES! Oh dearest, I so want to see a butterfly, but it is SNOWING AT THIS VERY MOMENT! It has to come, I KNOW SPRING HAS TO COME!!!! LOVE AND HUGS, Nita

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Ooo! I saw that you came to visit...yes dearest, isn't life as precious and as fragile as the wings of a beautiful butterfly? Fly on my sweet, and color the skies with your precious life....

Rosie said...

How beautiful! We saw our first bumble bee a few days ago - inside a daffodil:)

Mapi said...

Iedere ochtend geniet ik mijn ontbijt omringd door vlinders.
I love butterflies!
Liefs
Mapi

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Loved the story about the butterfly plates.
I have been watching bee"s humminng around my FIRST rose..
We must enjoy every moment..
Blessings to you dear Dutchess
Penny

GrandmaK said...

So grand to hear about the treasure found on the windowsill! Wishing you well! Cathy

Cobblestone Creations said...

Each season holds its own magic ~ if we only take the time to look for it . . .