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butterfly wishes {32/52}

The Butterfly is a universal symbol of change, resurrection, transformation, and celebration. Native American legend says that if you whisper a wish to a butterfly, it will fly up to Heaven and make it come true.

I don’t know about any of that, but they sure are magical.

at rest

peek-a-boo

cocoons

Banded Orange



Rice Paper Butterfly

butterfly

All photos were taken this past Monday, on a wonderful little daytrip with my girl to the Butterfly Conservatory just outside of Toronto. If you’ve never been to a place like this, I highly recommend you go if you ever have the opportunity.

It was like walking into a fairytale.

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5 Comments
  • Gail
    Posted at 16:34h, 13 August Reply

    Awesome! Love the black and white one posed on the side of the jar.

    • janice
      Posted at 16:45h, 14 August Reply

      Thanks Gail! What a place this was! Magical.

  • Anna@InTheNext30Days
    Posted at 14:52h, 14 August Reply

    Amazing, photos! I love that orange butterfly just about to take off from its leaf. So perfectly beautiful!

    • janice
      Posted at 16:46h, 14 August Reply

      Aren’t they just the prettiest creatures?

  • june
    Posted at 13:27h, 17 August Reply

    All I have to say is “Wow”.

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