A Tricky Thing: Marriage

A Tricky Thing:  Marriage

Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell  any of us will know on this earth. –Edwin Louis Cole Marriage is a tricky thing.  A mystery.  A real-life roller coaster.  God created man without a wife, and saw that it was not good.  He then gave man the perfect companion, but she upset the apple cart and got them kicked out of paradise.  Tricky.  God knew Adam needed a companion, yet he waited before delivering.  God knew that Eve would choose unwisely and that ultimate redemption would come from…

Our Bees are Busy Carrying Pollen Baskets!

Our Bees are Busy Carrying Pollen Baskets!

Pollen Baskets? We caught this photo of one of our honeybees resting on a tree close to the hive as she was headed back loaded down with pollen. You can see that pollen in her pollen baskets. The pollen basket (technically called the corbicula) is part of the tibia on the hind legs of the honeybee. They use the structure in harvesting pollen and returning it to the hive. Season for Pollen? This was right after the January “snowpocalypse” during the thaw, and we were so surprised to see that there was…