Reality Sets In

I have been daydreaming about butterflies and thinking about butterfly conservation.  Mother Nature has apparently decided that I should not be wasting my time, and hit us with a snowstorm and some arctic weather.


We get “snow dogs” once in a while–a colored ring around the sun, similar to a rainbow, but caused by the defraction of the light off of ice instead of water droplets.


Butterflies will return to Iowa in a month or two.  Until then, I guess I will have to deal with it.



About the roused bear

Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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1 Response to Reality Sets In

  1. Martha Kroese says:

    Saw a big “double sun dog” on the way home from school today. There was one before school, too. Tried to explain it to the kids at school–they thought they saw a rainbow

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