Hazel Pollen 2/6/15

2:6:15 gather sig“Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one mind to another mind.”
~ James Russell Lowell
Flashback – Monday, February 6, 2012 – Dakota’s eyes widen in this photo through the storm glass. He’s surprised to see me spying on him.
January 6, 2012 sigFlashback – Wednesday, February 6, 2013 – This is my neighbor’s yard Buddha in the snow.
February 6, 2013 sigFlashback – Thursday, February 6, 2014 – It’s always glorious seeing the swirling of the starlings (and magpies, too, when that is happening) 🙂
January 6, 2014Friday, February 6, 2015 – The hazel catkins have unfurled and are full of pollen.  Rain is expected and the wind has been blowing.  The temperatures have been mild enough that, despite the wind, some of the ladies have been out gathering the hazel pollen.  Honeybees gather pollen for the baby bees.  Hazel and other wind pollinated plants offer valuable protein for the young and growing next generation of bees.
2:6:15 catkins sig 2:6:15 dangling sig 2:6:15 c illum a sig“One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees…”
~ Leo Tolstoy
2:6:15 catkins blown sig 2:6:15 hb gather sig 2:6:15 c int sig“flying in the wind
little sister gathers food
from the hazel tree”
~ Raven Ariana Simons
2:6:15 hb flying sigOur hearts give thanks for the Grace in the Universe!
Bright Bee Blessings and Namaste ~ Raven


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