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Quote of the Day: M.K. Ash

December 5th, 2010

“Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly,
but the bumble bee doesn’t know it, so it goes on flying”

~ M.K. Ash

I always love it when I download my photos and I’ve caught a bumble in mid-flight. They are truly amazing when you watch them buzz around the garden, I think they’re my favorite pollinator to see. I’m glad I have so many of them! We certainly could all learn something from the bumble bee I think.

What’s your favorite pollinator?

8 Comments to “Quote of the Day: M.K. Ash”
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  2. amy on December 5, 2010 at 10:31 am

    Wonderful photos for a cold wintry day…….I love my honeybees……The bumble I appreciate…….but it is a bit more aggressive than I care for…….

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  3. Rene' Sharp on December 5, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    I have just discovered your blog and it is truly inspirational. A South African reader :)

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  4. deedee on December 5, 2010 at 5:06 pm

    did you seriously just post a quote from mary kay???!!!! i’m busting a gut here!!!!!! (thinking back to the old college days!)

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    • Susy on December 5, 2010 at 5:15 pm

      Just for you DD

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      • deedee on December 6, 2010 at 11:33 pm

        i knew it!

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  5. Sue on December 6, 2010 at 4:19 am

    I just love the Bumbles too! They are so cute-I could watch them for hours going about their business………….

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  6. Blake @ Salt, Teak & Fog on December 7, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    I also adore bees. For all their usefulness and graphic cuteness… but also because if I imagine a dreamy height-of-summer moment in the garden, the sound backdrop is always a happy hummmmm of bees. Ahh.

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