Little things

butterfly

I have butterfly bushes right outside my kitchen windows.  There were butterflies swarming all around the bushes yesterday afternoon.  I am not sure what kind these are but they sure are beautiful. Butterflies are surprising hard to photograph.  They kept fluttering away as soon as I got close.

sunflower

This sunflower showed up in my gardens even though I didn't plant any sunflowers. However, my daughter likes to feed the birds and has a feeder right nearby.  The birds must have planted it for us! It is such a nice surprise and it just makes me happy to look at it.

grasshopper

We were walking out the door to go swimming at a friend's house and my daughter spotted this gorgeous grasshopper on my sage plant.  He was huge and such a bright yellow.

I think I need to notice the little things more often.  They do brighten my day.

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