This butterfly lay dead on the sidewalk when I photographed it.

Today I went to a "Celebration of Life" for a longtime colleague who was an office-mate for a number of years. He was only 10 years older than me.

He was a tough, hockey player up till the last couple of years, an amazing athlete. He was a guy's guy who openly loved and respected his wife and their children, and delighted in their grandchildren.

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