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Hey, That Stings!

You probably know by now that I care about the environment; I love science.  I’ve got a thing for bugs: the kind with legs and the kind you can only see with a microscope. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee on the endangered list earlier this year.  They  estimate that “The economic value of pollination services provided by native insects (mostly bees) is estimated at $3 billion per year in the United States.” Bumble bees are among the most important pollinators of crops and almost the only pollinators of tomatoes. As much as I want…

Photo Friday: Bee-utiful

I like taking pictures of insects.  We have so many different types of bees in our yard.  Maybe because we have a lot of flower.  This looks like a honeybee.  She seems to love my garlic chives.  I wonder how the honey will taste! I did use a filter.  Still, I’m surprised I got this clarity with my iPhone 5. What’s in your lens this week?  Please link up and let me take a peek.

Photo Friday: Horror Film Scene

I do love insects. This grasshopper landed on my patio door. displaying his magnificent underside. My photos display more of a sci-fi look and feel.  Now I know where Alien found inspiration. No grasshoppers were harmed in the photographing for this post.       Related articles Sony Cyber-shot QX100 and QX10: The lens is the camera ( First look at the Sony Cyber-shot QX10 and the iPhone 5 (

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