Return: plywood screen

Not fluttering like a typical butterfly but riding autumn winds like a tiny eagle, the monarch butterfly journeys to Mexico from its birthplace in Canada or the northern U.S.A. Massed together with millions of fellow migrants, it passes the winter on the same mountainside that has sheltered its ancestors for millennia. The cool temperatures keep it in a sleepy, immature state, lengthening its life.


Next step in the walk

Milkweed Patch: An Installation by Debbie O'Rourke