How We Spend Our Days

He goes around with his net, scouring the butterfly bush. Catching moths and swallowtails. Being gentle. Putting his hand inside to guide the little creature out. We put our heads together, his hands cupped around the butterfly and slowly his fingers give way to this amazing work of art. It flies from under us, the breeze of a thousand flutters wisps by our heads and we smile. For this is how we spend our days.


5 thoughts on “How We Spend Our Days

  1. I always keep in mind Annie Dillard’s quote, “How we live our days is how we live our lives.” This image is of a great life. Thanks for the blog…it’s a great mix of photography and slices of life. I’ll come back to visit soon!

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