Silent Sunday: Monarch Madness

Silent Sunday: Monarch Madness

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Newly emerged male monarch on succulents, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Monarch in Liatris, 2018 © Carol Labuzzetta
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Monarch feeding on Liatris in my Garden, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Monarchs & Liatris, July 2018. © Carol Labuzzetta
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Monarchs Welcome! © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Newest Monarchs, July 15, 2018. A total of 19 raised and released by this day. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018.
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New Monarch. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Laundry Room Monarchs, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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My “textbook” for my Graduate Seminar in EE/EI this summer! 
Silent Sunday: Midwest Hiking Scenes

Silent Sunday: Midwest Hiking Scenes

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View of Onalaska from Greens Coulee Hike, July 2018 © Carol Labuzzetta
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View of Mississippi River from Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa.
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Mounds and Overlooks at Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015
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Seven Bridges Road, Iron Bridge. Wisconsin. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2003.
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Up to Brady’s Bluff, Perrot State Park, Trempealeau Wisconsin, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2016
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Holland Sand Prairie, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2017
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Timm’s Hill Trail, Northern Wisconsin Woods, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015

Trempealeau Wildlife Refuge, Prairie Loop Trail, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2017

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View of Marshland/Mid-west Migratory Bird Flyway over LaCrosse as seen from                GrandDad’s Bluff, WI. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015
Silent Sunday: Signs of Summer

Silent Sunday: Signs of Summer

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Tennessee Coneflower, My Yard, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2017
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 Plants in Colorful Pots, My Yard, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Homegrown Plums from our own Fruit Orchard, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015
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Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush in my yard, © Carol Labuzzetta, unknown date.
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Raising Monarchs, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2017
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Common Milkweed, Summer at the Lake, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2017
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Painted Turtle, Perrot Park, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2016

 

Silent Sunday: Raising Monarchs, Part I Mid-June 2018.

Silent Sunday: Raising Monarchs, Part I Mid-June 2018.

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Monarch Egg found on Rose Milkweed June 17th, 2018
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Monarch Chrysalises since 6/15 and a caterpillar in a pre-pupal J hook stage., © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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New Chrysalises and  a Pre-pupal J Caterpillar, June 17, 2018
Silent Sunday: In My Gardens This Week, June 10th, 2018.

Silent Sunday: In My Gardens This Week, June 10th, 2018.

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Bright Potted Plants, Spring 2018.
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A Carpet of Sedum.
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Sedum in Flower
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Sum and Substance Hosta in our Front Perennial Bed
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Hosta Leaves Up Close, 2018.
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Tiny Monarch Caterpillar on Rose Milkweed Behind the Barn.   June 2018.
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Milkweed Flowers Already Forming, Early June 2018.
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Southside Monarch Habitat Garden, June 2018.
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Tiny Caterpillar, June 2018.
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Four Cats being raised indoors. Early June 2018.
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Siberian Iris, a Transplant from Evergreen when we thinned the beds at school. Blooming in Early June 2018.
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False Blue Indigo in Bloom, June 2018. 
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Bearded Iris in Bloom, June 2018.
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Johnson’s Blue Geranium, June 2018.
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Lupine at North Woods, June 2018.
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Clematis in my front bed, June 2018.
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Back Perennial Bed, June 2018. 

 

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Domes, Arches or Half- Circles

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Domes, Arches or Half- Circles

Here are my submissions for this the  Cee’s Photo Challenge: Dome, Arches, or Half Circle  of this week. Enjoy! Each photo is captioned near the bottom if you hover over the photograph with your mouse.

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Iowa State University, Beardshear Hall, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2017.
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Iowa State University, Under the Campanile, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2016
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Jefferson Memorial, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2010

 

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Jefferson Memorial, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2010
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Smithsonian Institution, History Building, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2010
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Arched Bridge in Central Park, New York City, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2013
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Arches of Lincoln Center, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2013.
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Outside St. John, The Devine Cathedral in New York City. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2013
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Arches inside St. John, The Devine Cathedral in New York City, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2013
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State Capitol Building in Madison Wisconsin at night. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2012
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U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., © Carol Labuzzetta 2010