Nymphs of the evening…

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mornings find me outside, looking for butterflies and other insects, or just out watching as the light plays across the Labyrinth. This morning I found a skipper, or skipper butterfly as they are known, tucked inside a morning glory flower…

Skippers are butterflies of the family Hesperiidae. The trumpet-shaped flowers of the morning glory make nice little houses for them. The Hesperides in Greek Mythology are nymphs who together with a dragon, watch over a garden in which golden apples grow. They are the Nymphs of the evening..,

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