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Stop and Smell the Roses

A honey bee checking out a butterfly rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Stop and smell the roses." How many times have you heard that? It's usually from someone urging us to slow down, to savor life, and to pay attention to the pleasures. Like fragrant roses. Honey bees seem to be particularly fond of the butterfly rose,...

A honey bee checking out a butterfly rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee checking out a butterfly rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee checking out a butterfly rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee dives between the folds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee dives between the folds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee dives between the folds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ah, heaven! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ah, heaven! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ah, heaven! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:01 PM
 
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