Thursday, February 4, 2010

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The butterflies weren't the only ones enjoying all those almond blossoms - there were more than enough for the bees as well.
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43 comments:

Daryl said...

Oh nice .. and that sky .. so blue!

Thom said...

What a great photo. I love it :)

Janet said...

Oh Robin! I wish I were there!

Patti said...

Gorgeous! Looks like spring. I know you didn't take that recently since you just mentioned the rain and sleet surrounding you today.

Thanks for your thoughts for Ralph. He recuperated. Took three big guys to get him out of the seat! No way I could have done that.

Maribeth said...

Beautiful!
Hey I met your Mom at the Altrusa meeting! She is so nice!! We joked about how we knew about each other before we even met! Yes, it is a small world!

overtiredmum said...

What a beautiful blue sky - and the flowers are a great contrast. Well caught bee - I waited hours to get a good shot of one last summer,they kept changing direction! xo

Tricia said...

Fantabulous! That's fantastic & fabulous mixed together, which is what this pic is & i love that blue blue sky!!!

Robin said...

I took it a week ago Patti, winter is a very fickle thing around here. A few days from now it will look like this again.

eden said...

Wow, what a lovely capture. Love the blue sky and the bee.

Have a great weekend

Leora said...

Looks like the bee is just pasted on the sky - it's actually so vivid! What pretty blossoms. Nice composition with all the blue sky.

nonizamboni said...

This is a stunning capture! And glad to know there's always plenty to go around. Almond blossom I've not seen before. Thanks for sharing!

Carletta said...

Caught in flight! Super shot!
So longing for those blue skies. (sigh)

Light and Voices said...

This has got to be the most interesting post today for me. I like how you captured the insect in flight.
Joyce M

Sylvia K said...

Fantastic, Robin!! The brilliant sky, the bees, the flowers! Superb! Absolutely gorgeous! Have a wonderful weekend!

Sylvia

Regina said...

Pretty blue sky and gorgeous blooms!
Amazing.

Carver said...

I love this shot. Brilliant blue sky, bees and almond blossoms. Couldn't ask for more than that.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful shot, Robin! The blooms are so pretty.

SandyCarlson said...

Absolutely WARM and gorgeous.

Mojo said...

Okay, I am awed. Truly awed. Immensely. This is fatastic!

So. I was just involved in a discussion of your kitchen. Is your stove set up with five burners? Looks like a cluster of four smallish ones around one GIANT one. Which is a pretty nice configuration if you ask me.

Not as nice as this photo though. Wow. Just... wow.

VioletSky said...

this fills me with hope...

kaye said...

lovely . . .

Rajesh said...

Perfect capture. Those beautiful flowers against the blue sky surrounded by honey bees is just perfect.

Martha in PA said...

Beautiful. The sky is gorgeous!

My SWF

Batya said...

Gorgeous
I have a "bee picture" I've been meaning to post. I'll try now.

Kelley @ magnetoboldtoo said...

Oh NOES! A bee! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!

Hagen på Granheim said...

Oh, that's so beautiful. Lovely flower and bee, and what a blue sky. Well done!

Have a happy weekend :)

moneythoughts said...

I once heard that bees were kosher, but WASPS weren't. : )

Robin said...

ROFLMAO

Halcyon said...

Hee to moneythoughts!

I don't think I've ever seen an almond blossom before. They're quite pretty. And I am wishing we had the same gorgeous, blue sky over here right now! Happy Friday!!

Paz said...

Oh my! Perfect photo capture! I love this photo.

Paz

Tammy said...

Gorgeous sky shot!!

Serendipity said...

That's a wonderful shot! And the sky is a perfect blue colour :)

Tara R. said...

Beautiful almond blossoms. The capture on the bee is a wonderful addition.

meredith said...

Awesome photo!
ps I have a friend and her family arriving in your city for a visit...I wish I could sneak into their suitcases and come see you.

Mama Pajama said...

Ooh, pretty! I like this one!

Dina said...

You caught a bee hovering. Cool!

Thanks for your advice on hot water bottles. I actually did buy one for the first time several months ago. What a great foot warmer in bed.
I even posted a picture of it last Thursday, hehe.

Mimi said...

Ah, Robin, the distant memory of a blue sky!
Lovely almond blossoms and lovely bee.
What's this about hot water bottles ?(previous comment)- I'd have thought you'd have no use for them over there!

Fairly Odd Mother said...

Your photos are so GORGEOUS! Love this sky and the little bee.

Kcalpesh said...

That's a beauty.... great find Daryl!...

Pixellicious Photos

Robin said...

I'm not Daryl, but thanks :).

toby said...

Unbelievable - what an amazing shot! That's how you can tell that you're a photographer, and I only wish I were...
:)

maryt/theteach said...

Robin, the pinkish flowers against that extraordinary blue sky! And you caught the bee in flight! :)

Happily Retired Gal said...

Wow ... what a MARVELOUS capture! Love the clear blue skies behind the buzzing bee and pretty pink blossoms so much. Hope things slow down for you soon.
Hugs and blessings,
Sacred Ruminations