Monday, October 14, 2013

Two bees

... she gave me a lesson in "bee yard etiquette."
She reminded me that the world was really one bee
yard and the rules work fine in both places.
... Don't be afraid, as no life-loving bee wants
to sting you.  ...Don't even think about swatting.
 ... Act like you know what you're doing even if you don't.
Above all, send the bees love.  Every little thing wants to be loved.
Bees have a secret life we don't know about.

—Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

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  1. Beautiful photo Alexa. I love that book, it is a favorite.

  2. Magnificent photo!
    "The Secret Life of Bees" was a very interesting book.
    Have a wonderful week!

  3. Wonderful photo, such clarity and colour

  4. Wonderful photo -- and love the quote.

  5. Such a great photo of the bees, and they contrast so well with the beautiful intense red color of the flower. I get along with bees well and plant lots of flowers for them, but ended up with one stinging me inside my clothes once this summer. Ouch.

  6. Beautiful photo and I love the quote, too, my sweet! Bees are special little creatures ~ mum's hubby is a beekeeper and they are amazing.

  7. Dramatically and vividly beautiful!! Thanks so much for joining in on the fun at Mandarin Orange Monday:)


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