Belly up to the bar

Raindrop, morning dew Sweet nectar thick as midnight First round’s on the house

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100 Word Challenge: Honey

In March of this year, for the first time, a species of bumble bee was declared endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Rusty Patched Bumble Bee, once abundant in 28 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces, has seen its numbers drop nearly 90% since the 1990s and is now in danger of […]

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Bee mine

As sweet as honey She loves me, she loves me not Sunshine of my life

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Shopping spree

bee with pollen

Flower to flower Gleaning pollen for honey Two saddlebags full

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Bees’ song

bee hives

The easiest route to the hives is down the old access road, but I prefer to hike in from the pine grove. The distance is the same, but wending through the towering cedar boles and shadows is cooler. Already at its zenith, the summer sun is beating down on the field. The air, thick with […]

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