A New Start
Last week i noticed something strange and beautiful on my back deck. Can you guess what it is?
I googled the hell out of "green +gold +insect +sac" and after sifting through about 20 pest control companies in Sacramento, found out that it's a MONARCH CHRYSALIS!
i watched her every day... amazed at the life growing on my shitty usually-indoor palm tree... and by Friday night had realized she was darkening... you could see the wings forming...
By Friday night/ Saturday early AM I was ecstatic... took my flashlight out for a quick photo but apparently i don't know how to properly use my camera. Next time, SWF
I will defer to your photographic genius instead of fumbling for my Canon Power Shot alone!!
Anyway, by Saturday morning at 8 am I had already missed the struggle to emerge from the chrysalis. But i was nonetheless awe-stricken with the beauty of new life before me.
It was one of the most amazing experiences I've had... watching this brave creature cling to a discarded houseplant and grow strong...
Plus, now she's on her way to MEXICO!
Have a margarita for me, baby.