Bring on the Butterflies

The Source reports on Land Trust volunteer Sue Anderson.
By Jim Anderson
The Source Weekly


I am one of those fortunate people who married into butterflies. When my wife, Sue, and I tied the knot I didn't have a clue, until one day I discovered this beautiful woman was head over heels in love with those gorgeous, six-legged gossamer-winged insects and started dragging me out to meet them. Today, I go willingly.

It happened the first time at Lava Beds National Monument just over the line in California. We were there at the behest of the National Park Service Head Interpreter from Seattle, who wanted us to help him with presentations on the relationship between the early pioneers and the indigenous Modoc people...