This is a magical time of year in Prince Edward Island, as butterflies visit us during their migration south. This year, however, we’re being treated to many more butterflies than the average year, particularly, the Painted Lady butterfly.

Painted Lady Butterfly

Islanders have also been observing more monarch butterflies this year than in years past.

I know by reactions of the visitors we've seen at the Butterfly House this season that these winged insects are quite a wonder for all! Sad news for our Butterfly House regulars is that the house is closed until next June. 

Every once in a while, I will find a quirky story to share for your reading pleasure (hopefully). Being in the restaurant business, I found this article to be just the quirk to share. A Brief History of Napkins. Click here

That’s the note I will leave you with for this week as we send our thoughts and prayers to those in the path of and or middle of Hurricane Irma. We have many friends in Florida, and we are sincerely hoping everyone stays safe.

If there is any way you can help those less fortunate, remember a good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up. 

Here is a list of trusted sources where donations can be made. Click here