One of nature’s most amazing creatures is the Monarch Butterfly.

I have always loved butterflies. They are beautiful creatures. Butterflies have come to symbolize change and growth to people myself included. Four years ago I had a butterfly with a semi-colon body tattooed on my foot to remind me to keep growing and going.

It came to my knowledge in recent years ago that Monarch Butterflies are dwindling in number. I could not imagine a planet without the amazing orange and black insects. I also began to hear of people raising butterflies in their backyards. I had raised painted lady butterflies with my fourth graders, so I decided to look into it

Angela Studebaker

I am a writer, social worker, mom and wife. Most of all I am Beloved. I live in Goshen, Indiana with my beautiful family.

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