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Likely story, Alex!!!   Thanks for the butterfly humor, guys.

Ruth Stewart
e dorset


At 07:02 AM 7/12/2010, you wrote:
>I've had many over-the-counter-encounters like that.
>PBR = Pabst Blue Ribbon.
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>On 7/12/2010 6:38 AM, Grkovich, Alex wrote:
>>
>>You're welcome, Bryan...
>>
>>PBR??? That was before my time...I don't know...I know that a good, 
>>healthy dark and rich ale will work...
>>
>>"Ma'am, you got any over-ripe plantain bananas?"
>>"OVER-ripe, boy? Wacha need 'em for?"
>>"Catching butterflies, ma'am..."
>>"BUT-TER-FLIES???...Ethel, these b-o-y-z need over-ripe ba-na-nas 
>>for cat-chin' butterflies" (She's really drawlin' now)..."We got an-y???"
>>"Yeah, out back..."
>>"We-ll, couldja just go back there and get some..."
>>"And ma-am, we also need a couple bottles of some real good dark ale..."
>>"You gonna drink it, boy, or iz THAT also for the but-ter-flies?"
>>(Now, just about under the counter)..." For the butterflies, ma-am..."
>>"Ah figured, just lookin' at chas...That'll be $7.23...You boyz 
>>have fun out there catchin' butterflies.."
>>"Thanks, ma-am..."
>>"Bah-bye..."
>>
>>That was Bill Dempwolf and me down in Freer, Texas...I suppose I 
>>was doin' most of the talking..."
>>
>>Alex
>>
>>________________________________________
>>From: Vermont Butterfly Survey 
>>[<mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of 
>>Bryan Pfeiffer 
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>>Sent: Monday, July 12, 2010 5:07 AM
>>To: <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]
>>Subject: Re: Hackberry Emperor
>>
>>What about PBR?
>>Thanks, Alex. We've known about Asterocampa sporadically in this area.
>>We've also had A. clyton not far from there. Hackberry has inroads along
>>the big rivers. It's very nice.
>>Best,
>>Bryan
>>
>>On 7/11/2010 10:24 PM, Grkovich, Alex wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>Brian,
>>>
>>>Go back, armed with plantain bananas, brown sugar, and GOOD beer 
>>>(NOT Bud, Bud Light, or anything like that slop)...They LOVE a 
>>>mixture of those things...Maybe you'll bring this one back, along 
>>>with any others that are near there...
>>>
>>>This has worked GREAT in S Texas on Asterocampa...
>>>
>>>Alex
>>>
>>>________________________________________
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>>>Subject: Hackberry Emperor
>>>
>>>Greetings, VTLepsters:
>>>
>>>While looking for dragonflies, I noticed a Hackberry Emperor
>>>(Asterocampa celtis) on the Huntington River just south of where it
>>>dumps into the Winooski near Jonesville today (after the Vermont
>>>Entomological Society insect walk at the Birds of Vermont Museum). It
>>>dropped down to puddle in the mud for a bit, then, oddly for this
>>>species, it was gone.
>>>
>>>Best,
>>>Bryan Pfeiffer
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