“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.”
― Ray Bradbury
Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
(pollinating bumblebee, complete with pollen puffs on its legs / Julie Cook / 2014)
I was watering the plants when I spotted this guy/gal struggling a bit.
Not only was this bee just sitting in the pine straw, it managed to get doused by the watering of the plants. I have never seen one with the odd yellow colored eyes. As I am no entomologist, I have no clue as to what was the bee’s troubles. Perhaps all the pollinating had done him/ her in–form the pollen count we’ve been averaging lately, I think we’ve all been done in—ode to springtime allergies……