My string mop was leaning up outside the house to dry (for about a week now!) and from the corner of my eye I noticed something moving.
Sure enough, it was a butterfly, sunning its wings in the morning sun.
It took me many tries to get a good photo with is wings fully opened. Isn't it a beauty?
I looked it up and it might be a Satyr Comma (Polygonia satyrus ). Anyone out there know their butterfly i.d.? Help!***
***Thanks to John S. from Ottawa who dropped me a line and it seems that the little guy is an Eastern Comma. To see a great site of difficult to identify butterflies, go here: