12:06PM: Chrysalis formed.
Belly of the chrysalis.
June 2: Black swallowtail caterpillar on dill from the garden.
June 7, 4PM: Black swallowtail caterpillar on chickasaw plum prunings.
Rachel Mackow is a photographer and writer who resides on a ridge in the New Jersey Highlands with her husband and son.
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I'm a writer and photographer, observer and keeper of memories in this space, The Shagbark Speaks. In the other spaces of my life, which take most of my time, I am a wife, mother, native plant grower & natural lands restoration practitioner, and laundress.