Happy Mother’s Day 5-14-17

DSC08018 5:14:17 honeybee 8x6 text shadow jpgI hope you are having or had a most beautiful Mother’s Day.  Mine was lovely.  The sun, flowers, bees, and other creatures came out to play in the yard.
DSC07985 5:14:17 snowball small sig 2017 jpgI think that this fuzzy fly is a member of Genus Lordotus.  I have been teasingly calling it a teddy bear fly but it looks like it might actually be a type of bee-fly.
DSC07927 5:14:17 fuz fly farther small sig jpgDSC07926 5:14:17 fuz fly close small 2017 jpgHere’s another look at a snowball bush blossom.  I’m grateful to get photos before they
done blooming.
DSC07941 5:14:17 snowball small sig jpgThis is crane’s bill geranium.
DSC08034 5:14:17 geranium sig 2017 jpgsuch sweet mystery
who is visiting flowers?
tiny bumblebee
~ ©Raven Ariana Simons 5/14/17
DSC08048 5:14:17 bumble small sig jpgBright Bee Blessings
Namu Amida Butsu
Our Hearts Give Thanks For the Grace in the Universe!
~ Raven


Happy Mother’s Day 5/11/14

Flashback Friday, May 11, 2012 – These are rue blossoms and I love all of the detail in this picture.

May 11, 2012 sigFlashback Saturday, May 11, 2013 – This is my pick photo for today and it stars healthy honeybee larvae, a tender bee, and comb illuminated by the sun during today’s hive inspection.

May 11, 2013 sigSunday, May 11, 2014 ~ Happy Mother’s Day everyone.  A cold stormy day but have some borage blossoms, details on a Japanese iris and my resident hummingbird.

5:11:14 borage 1 sig5:11:14 drinking hummer sig“Be happy now. Don’t worry about if you were happy yesterday, or whether you will be happy tomorrow. . . eternity is between seconds. You find Deity, the Goddess, the God, now. And your home becomes your sanctuary. You have a sanctuary as your hearth – a candle, one candle, a stick of incense, wherever you are is Heaven. That’s what my message is – yes – wherever you are, should be Heaven.”
Lady Olivia Robertson

5:11:14 borage sig5:11:14 hummer sig5:11:14 iris details sig“Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.”
~ Albert Einstein

5:11:14 hummer eye sigOur hearts give thanks for the Grace in the Universe!
Namaste ~ Raven