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Emergence revisited

It seems butterflies are more or less the quintessential metaphor for transformation - am I right?

But what about clinginess and hesitation?

Because of a good friend, whose enthusiasm and butterfly obsession rubbed off on me, I had the honor of 'raising' a bunch of caterpillars from egg to adult Monarch - a one month and six day project that became strangely addictive.

Besides learning that the little buggers are basically eating and pooping machines until they go into chrysalis stage, I was able to watch and predict their process of emergence, right down to the hour.

Nature can teach you a thing or two patient observation.

 

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