20 January 2010

Wordless Wednesday: "The bee-loud glade"

31 comments:

  1. Dear Jodi, You must have laid in wait for ages to take this picture - a perfect composition.

    Congratulations on your being No.1 on Blotanical!! If you have a moment (!!), I should love to have your view on my 'Great Garden' debate on my current blog.

    Do you sleep?!!

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  2. Jodi, this photo screams summer to me. It holds such warmth and subtle color. Nothing like seeing a bee butt to realize it is warm out. Nice wordless wednesday. Since I hear all sorts of sounds coming from this photo. Lots of buzzing. It warms my heart.

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  3. I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,
    And a small cabin build there,
    of clay and wattles made;
    Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee,
    And live alone in the bee-loud glade.....

    Yes! My son's school poem study for literature, The Lake Isle of Innisfree. Before that I don't even know the difference between a wattle and a waffle.

    Your picture is so clear I can even see all the fine hairs on the bee's body. A splendid photo indeed, Jodi.

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  4. Jodi, That is a fabulous photo...It's gray and raining here and I have been transported to a warm sunny glade. Hope your day is lovely~~gail

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  5. Jodi girl ... how perfect is that shot ?!! .. almost makes me feel like I am there, totally occupied watching this bee .. ahhhh ! Thanks girl : )

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  6. Gorgeous picture with the bee captured in it and the color so vibrant.

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  7. Perfect photo Jodi! Beautiful! What a lovely way of placing us into Yeats . . . 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' . . . . "And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there . . . " Thank you for such a sweet way to start the day. Ah... sigh ... Carol

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  8. I thought we all needed a little burst of summer, what with the grey-days-daze that have been plaguing many of us. Here's to warmer, sunnier days soon.

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  9. Good morning Jodi. Looks like a tight fit for that chubby bee.
    Marnie

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  10. Awww...that makes me miss my bees:) Hope spring huries up!

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  11. hi jodi
    nice post :D
    doing ok here
    how are you?
    lol the stinky paper whites are starting to open
    PUUUUU-but they are just so damn pretty :)
    hope you are well
    tabby

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  12. Makes me wish for signs of spring. Nothing like that here as yet.

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  13. What a bright picture to start the day with! I always admire close-up photos with flowers and bees.

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  14. This picture just radiates warmth! I love it :)

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  15. I love bees! What a great picture...I love watching bees rolling around in pollen...

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  16. Bees are so cool and this is one very happy bee! Love this photo, Jodi. It's a winner in my book!

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  17. Terrific photo, Jodi! Makes me wish for warmer days. :D

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  18. I don't think that bee is going to move for some time.
    A great photo Jodi :)

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  19. Outstanding! You know, Pat says we all take bug pictures. My responce is always, and? Great stuff.
    jim

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  20. Oh, so lovely, jodi. You have a wonderful eye! I especially love how the buff-colored stripes on her body echo the buff-colored blossoms.

    Do you sell prints of your photos? I could think of a wall where that would be just right in my house...

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  21. Jodi, now that's a photo to warm a cold winter day. Lovely!

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  22. Thanks for a great photo. Makes me even more impatient for summer. Thanks for following my blog as well. An honor coming from you!

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  23. Nice hat on that bug! ;-)

    Fashionable, pretty but just a bit large, I think.

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  24. Just perfect, Jodi! The bee looks so happy here; I doubt he even noticed your camera. This makes me long for spring.

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  25. Beautiful photograph, Jodi. If this doesn't transport one into thoughts and dreams of spring, I don't know what will.

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