Dan’s Musings

As I sit indoors, the rain falling outside, I am transported by an experience last week. Crouching in a dense strip of Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa or Butterfly Weed) the warm sun on my arms, and thousands of native bees foraging around me, I am witness to an ancient pulse. A vibrating routine of connection between plant and insect. More endangered each day, as connections between humans and the diverse natural world compete with modern priorities.

Bombus ternarius (Tri-colored bumble bee) on Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)

(Becky made me include the photo of myself)10386862_10154322188400268_8670788030650331086_n 10462935_10154322188375268_261628864911561716_n

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