Danaus plexippus in NC

We are experiencing a beautiful influx of migrating Monarch butterflies here in Wilmington, NC.  They are particularly drawn to lantana and butterfly bush…especially this one in our neighborhood!  www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/m/monarch-butterfly Can you see them?  Take a closer look! Many thanks to my neighbors Paul and Bonnie for brightening my day! Advertisements Continue reading Danaus plexippus in NC

Zip..zip..zip, Kapalua

Ok. Here’s my disclaimer…I AM DEATHLY AFRAID OF HEIGHTS…..But, I am on a once in a lifetime vacation with my husband of 30 years and it is time to conquer my fears!  So, we picked the big Kahuna of zip lining tours….7 lines, over 2 miles and quite the hike up. First thing we do after a ride halfway up the hill in a really nice van is cross over the bridge you see in the second picture below.  That bridge crossing almost ended the tour for me. Winds were close to 37mph today, so it was dicey….to say the … Continue reading Zip..zip..zip, Kapalua