Tuesday

Red Spotted Purple Butterfly

I have found that sitting in a place where you've never sat before can be inspiring.
~Dodie Smith

29 comments:

June said...

Admiring all those graceful curves...

Julie said...

Happy birthday and great shot.

happyone said...

So glad your mom is home once again. :-)
Beautiful close up of the butterfly.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Have a great day!

Auntie E said...

Fantastic lens Capture! what a unique Butterfly. happy Ruby Tuesday.

Carletta said...

What a splendid macro! Gorgeous Kerri!

It's wonderful hearing your Mom continues to do well.
Your son will be fine. I've been there and rest assured they grow up and thrive. :)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! May this year continue to bring you all things bright and beautiful.

Holly said...

Gorgeous shot! So, so pretty! Glad to hear your mom is doing well. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope 42 is a wonderful year for you!

Laurie said...

Happy Birthday! Such a happy time.

Beautiful image. The detail is splendid.

Adrienne in Ohio said...

Happy Birthday, Kerri! Great butterfly shot!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY friend.I pray the year ahead will be filled with God's richest blessings.
I so enjoy your close-up photoraphy.
Blessings,Ruth

John said...

Great shot and happy birthday!

i beati said...

send her my way sandy

~Just me again~ said...

AMAZING! wonderful close up shots!

photowannabe said...

Happy Birthday Kerri...42 will be a piece of cake. Add another 20 some on to that and it gets a bit harder. Not complaining though. Life is good, and so is your photo.

Ashley said...

This is truly amazing!! I would love to be able to capture macro images such as you have. I am inspired!! Great job.

lisaschaos said...

Hope you had a great birthday! Sounds like lots going on there! Beautiful butterfly!

Jayne said...

Lots to be thankful for Kerri! A very wonderful belated Happy Birthday to you!

Linda said...

Now that is a stunning macro picture of a butterfly - well done!
As for the milestones: So happy your mom is doing well. Been there on that college thing with the kids I feel your un easiness. And Happy Birthday, have a great day!

Regina said...

Amazingly beautiful!

NCmountainwoman said...

A big CONGRATULATIONS all around. I know you have been so worried about your mother. It's such good news that she is back home.

Kelly said...

Wow!! That curled-up proboscis is beautiful. Stunning... (My son is going into the 9th grade--I can't believe in 4 years he will be out on his own as well--yikes! Time waits for no one.)

lisaschaos said...

I just need to say again how awesome that butterfly is!

Ruth said...

Happy Birthday. You are very young to be reaching all these milestones! 42 is a young adult these days!!!
Beautiful butterfly...I haven't seen one of these this year either.

Eaton Bennett said...

How exciting to see the butterfly in macro...i hardly ever see any butterflies like that any more, so sad.

Ruby Tuesday

skycladsmile said...

Belated Happy Birthday from me. I found your blog through a twitter follower @hummingbird2. I'm so glad I did! You have an amazing eye for capturing the beauty of the valley. I should know, as a lifetime Shen. Valley resident myself! Thank you so much for sharing the beauty of your photography!

Tom said...

The picture is a cracker Kerri.... love that curly tonge.. I liked the quote as well and thought it very good at this time.

Tom said...

Nearly forgot ...
Happy Birthday.... Jane turned 42 this year..... and she is looking as good as ever... she hated turning 40... but now she is in a very happy place within her self.... Enjoy.

Mariana Soffer said...

each and every one has it s own particular way to attain happines and calm, the secret to a beautifull life is to never stop searching for that

CG said...

Happy birthday, my dear friend!
Glad your mum is home at last!

I have been trying to take butterfly pics while away and failing miserably!

mindymilburn said...

Oh Kerri, that is just beautiful. The detail you captured is amazing!

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