For a while Margaret has enviously watched Clara and John have a great time climbing trees. About a month a go, before I knew it she was up the horse chestnut tree with no help. Today I gave her a boost to climbed both the Canadian cherry and snow crabapple. She was so proud of herself.
Butterflies are known for their unusual life cycle that includes a spectacular metamorphosis from caterpillar to a colorful winged adult. They have an erratic yet graceful flight pattern that attracts attention when they pass. The Ancient Greek word for butterfly is psȳchē, which means soul. I particularly admire their symmetry and kaleidoscope of colors.