I bought some flowers to cheer the table up. When they had gone the way of all the earth Margaret came in with a handful of flowers and weeds. She got a cup full of water and arranged her bouquet. After a couple of days she noticed that the water was looking "yucky." She changed the water and brought new life back to her blooms. I was impressed by her desire for beauty and the initiative she took to make our home a more lovely place.
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.