One of the things that I like best about doing the 52-Week Photo Challenge is how it makes me look at everything around me a little bit closer. The themes get lodged in my head and just swim around in there until I find a photo that fits. As the year progresses it gets a little harder to do something a little bit different than everyone else. And on top of that our numbers have almost doubled this year, which makes it even more challenging. And more fun if you ask me.
I thought of something pretty quickly for the butterfly part of this challenge. A statue in downtown Sarasota titled “The Butterfly Lady.” She was sculpted by August Moreau and donated to the theater and arts district by Paul Passerat and Jack Wise in November 2000. I’ve actually stopped and photographed her in the past. I find her to be full of grace and whimsy.
I found my perfect “Bee” while sitting at a stop light with my husband! I think he’s getting used to me wanting to take photos of random things while squealing about things fitting this theme or that theme. He patiently crept closer while I fumbled for my phone so I could get a couple photos before the light turned green. What a guy!