Sunday, May 24, 2009

house guest

About a week or so ago I was on my way out the door when I spotting this little friend on the stairs.  I thought she was dead and it made me a bit sad because she was so beautiful, but also a bit happy because I could give her to Erin.  I ran inside to grab something to scoop her up with.  During the scooping process she protested by fluttered in my face.  I, of course, screamed because she startled me.  I was under the impression she was dead.  I then spent the next 15 minutes chasing her around the stair well only to fail in my attempts at capture.  There was much giggling though.  I need a butterfly net.  I then decided that I didn't like the idea of killing her anyway.  We made a deal.  If she was dead and there when I got home, she would donate her body to science/art.  Fair enough.

Actias luna (Luna moth)

She wasn't there when I returned.  Somethings just aren't meant to be.  I do hope she comes to visit again soon.  Or at least sends some friends.

1 comment:

Erin Curry said...

ah darn, so pretty, he's a good looking sort, hope he(?) found a mate.