Tag: wheaton

The Longwings

Enjoying the butterflies at the Wings of Fancy exhibit at Brookside Gardens is better than an Easter egg hunt. The more you look, the more you find. Along with the big ones and the little ones, there are also those with long wings. These long wings are mostly […]

Atala & Espejitos

An Atala, a word I had never heard before that reminds me of the blockbuster film Avatar is a small black and red butterfly. The Atala can be found in Southeastern Florida, Cuba and the caribbean islands of Cayman and the Bahamas. The origin of the word Atala […]

Butterfly Week

It’s Butterfly Week at Hoofbeats & Footprints!   Beautiful butterflies from around the world will be shared with you this week, compliments of The Wings of Fancy exhibit at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland. An exclusive photography workshop offered through Capital Photography Center allowed us entry into the […]