Ready for takeoff

Seen at the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Cockrell Butterfly Center:

Ready for takeoff

I suppose I could have taken this shot from the side, so that more of this little guy would have been in focus. But I preferred an over-the-shoulder approach, you could almost share his point of view.

Assigned

A Red Postman Mimic takes a break on a sign at the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Cockrell Butterfly Center:

Assigned

As natural history museums go, Houstons’ one is pretty pricey for what you get. But pricing there is a la carte, so if you’d like, you can get a ticket to just the butterfly center.

Stacked

On a trip through Glacier National Park, we ran across a stack of small thin rocks that someone had made near one of the visitors’ centers:

Stacked

Maybe it was built on a lark by one person, maybe it was the product of many individuals as they passed through. Just the same, it was a nice bit of whimsy to find in the middle of a long road trip…