Swarm of honey bees in a tree. The queen is inside the ball somewhere, and presumably there are scouts out looking for an acceptable home. Always an amazing site. Photograph outside the Swarthmore Co-Op, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
Monthly Archives: June 2012
I used to keep bees in my youth, so was delighted to learn that my local grocery cooperative (Swarthmore Co-Op) has six hives on the roof. Today I finally got to visit them. Not exactly sure why there is no … Continue reading
Giant leopard moths are so large (3″ wingspan), they get informally classified as “Mothra” by those who are also fans of the 1961 Godzilla movie. Love the blue antennae. Love the pattern (would make a great swimsuit design). All in … Continue reading
This syrphid fly spent a good hour on this pencil eraser, so I thought I’d post just in case anyone knew what it was after. These flies consume pollen and nectar, so not quite sure what was so darn interesting … Continue reading
Had to stop and take a photograph of this drug store sign this afternoon. Would love to know what percentage of the population knows that shingles is caused by herpes virus. My guess is less than 5%. Most people passing … Continue reading