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Catching Butterflies

As a small girl I would love to color butterflies. Using a new box of color crayons, I would pick bright colors, and try to stay in the lines.

Even a simple Cabbage Butterfly, as it flitted amongst our garden plants was in a very simple way, both graceful and beautiful, They never seemed to land anywhere for long. Just like me.

When I was in the 4th grade my aunt, who lived in California, gave me her butterfly collection. It was held in a large thin white box with a cover. She had lined the bottom with cotton and placed her butterflies in it, row by row. There was a slip of paper of the name o...


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