"Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

Monday, January 12, 2009

Ants and Caterpillars

And the creatures continue to arrive...




The first few pictures are from the day the ants came, as the boys got everything ready. We only had a few escapees, and we were able to - eventually - wrangle them back into the habitat. The ants have been working hard the past couple of days, and this is what things look like now:


Today they got their caterpillars, which are tinier than any of us envisioned. They will eventually turn into Painted Lady butterflies, which we'll release into the yard.


And on a totally unrelated note, Tegan's latest accomplishment is that she is now adding "getty go" (spaghetti-o) to the end of her "uh-oh"s. Here's a current picture.


I do so love that girl!




2 comments:

Stephanie said...

Hey Jen :)
I love coffee, wine and chocolate without nuts too :)

Great to *see* you and your cute little kids!
Stephanie (RCU)

Erika Seirup said...

That's what our ant farm looked like too! It's so fun. I can't wait to see the changes in the caterpillars/tadpoles. I wonder what they'll look like when we visit you :)

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