I stopped out at Waveland State Historic Site this weekend. Unfortunately it looks like the economy has taken a toll on the upkeep. I don't remember the cemetery looking so beat up when I visited in the past. Several tombstones were broken and the headstones by the garden looked barely readable. It is a shame to lose the stories those headstones tell. I took photos of the remaining headstones, but it made me sad that they aren't being preserved and are falling to ruin. I did manage to find a few butterflies to chase after. Here is one of them.
This guy hung out on my front porch all evening and was still there in the morning. I saw another one at Waveland. Apparently this is a tiger bee fly. I love how the top almost looks like a little chipmunk face. ;)