“Bzzzzzzz…” or was that “Zzzzzz?”

Honkers Ahoy!

In one week, our temperatures have dropped from unseasonable highs to chiller-than-normal lows. We’ve had some heavy frosts, and the first of the tens of thousands of geese that will migrate through are flying overhead.

Sleepy Bee #1

Early in morning, the remaining blooms on our flowers are full of sleepy bumblebees, one to a flower.

Sleepy Bee #2

The bees have spent their night huddled inside the blossoms, caught far from their nests when dusk arrived the previous evening, and unable to fly safely home until the sun once again warms the chilled air.

Sleepy Bee #3

Winter is coming.