The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Sunday, September 22, 2002

The alien flutterby

I met Mark, JeffK, Kelly (who took some convincing to come over) and ChrisS at Miserak's, a local pool hall I've been going to for several years now.

While there, Chris gave me a present—a chrysalis. A live (I hope) chrysalis. It's not a Monarch though—I think he said it was a native Florida species.

Not wanting to keep this to myself, I put the chrysalis on Spring's desk when I got home.

When she got home she freaked out at finding this alien looking thing on her desk. Skeeved is the term I think she used.


So I put the chrysalis on a plant in the court yard where it will hopefully remain undisturbed until it … well … until the butterfly comes out (it's not exactly hatching and I don't recall what the term is when a butterfly comes out of a chrysalis).

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