photography

Italian olive wood

Wow! November was packed so full that I didn’t write at all. My oldest had time for a trip to the Continent. I wanted her to spend her time taking in the culture of her surroundings instead of shopping for gifts, but she evidently couldn’t help herself and brought this back for…

More than honey bees

Early spring hive inspections are always a pleasant way to spend time outdoors. In addition to honey bees, I typically see many ants and spiders, and the other day, I also saw a comma. I think this one overwintered nearby — its wings were very ragged. This was an early sighting for me, but…

P52 :: week of March 30 :: new hope

I have to talk a little about this new hive site. I was fortunate enough to gain a spot with a community garden where immigrant families can grow their native foods. I just love that idea. Back in the depths of winter, the garden program manager and I had preliminarily chosen a place…

P52 2015 :: Week of Jan. 25 :: Guarding

I was invited to join a photo challenge and thought I would share my weekly entries here to give some context to other photographers or bee enthusiasts, or to the small subsection of the world that is made of bee-loving photographers. The idea behind P52 is that all members of…