A hiking trip to Talcott Mountain State Park in Simsbury, CT on September 9, 2012.
The last few photos were taken from the top of Heublein Tower and the city of Hartford can be seen in the last photo.
A trip to Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens in Deerfield, MA on April 15, 2012.
Fair warning – While Magic Wings is indeed home to many types of butterflies, there is also a collection of other types of insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish. Pictures of them start at row 8.