The September butterfly is the eastern tiger swallowtail, papilio glaucus, one I spent a lot of time with this year. It’s featured on my summer magnet! Much drawing and fussing over this particular critter ensued. So for right now, no metal… my drawings will have to do. Oh, and by chance, the tattered, ephemeral beauty above was kind enough to alight on my patio for her final moments. So when time allows I’d bet a silver memorial will be forthcoming.
from the calendar’s September page:
and my completed magnet, which I’ve sent with summer orders & generally handing around to whomever turns up-