Friday, April 24, 2009

Cupcakes and Fuzzy Bumblebees

I was strolling along a sunny Spring sidewalk, when I noticed something fuzzy and cute walking in little circles in the grass. It was a giant, fuzzy bumblebee! Now, I DO mind fuzzy bumblebees buzzing around my head, but this little fellow was very busy walking his circles so I stopped to stare and take a few snapshots to show you.
The local ants were upset with him and crawled onto him, perhaps biting him. He shook his leg a couple times just to try and get them off.
Finally, tired of the angry barrage of red biters, he ran over to a grassy spot, spun around a few times, burrowed down into the greeness, and sat to watch the biters from afar. I don't know much about bumblebees, so I'm not sure what he was up to or why such a cute, fuzzy fellow would be sitting hidden in such a steppable spot. If it wasn't for the fact that he was bright yellow and black and rather large, I would normally have squashed him by accident.
I had to hurry on to work so I left him in his hideout.

My day at work started off pretty good, my co-worker climbed up to reach over our cube wall and lower a plate of cupcakes to me. He was like Santa Claus, but with cupcakes.
Armed with the yummy sugary snack, I was wired and ready to begin a busy day of work - much more busy than that little bumblebee sitting in his nest of grass.

9 comments:

esque said...

Hey Mr. Bumblebee! I guess he wast just enjoying the nice weather! Yum, cupcakes!

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niftyknits said...

maybe looking for a nest site? we have "solitary bees" locally, that nest in the ground on their own (the clue is in the name...)

Kala Pohl Studio said...

Great photos of the bumblebee and his story. And lucky you to have Santa visit so early with cupcakes:):)

blueditty said...

Love your blog! So nice... I'm noticing more of those giant bumblebees this year. Great photos
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Leslie said...

You have a really neat blog! That cupcake is making me drool a little.

Chickenbells said...

Interesting little bee! Kind of makes you wonder doesn't it? I am loving the cupcakes though...I am very fond of cupcakes and have been craving them as of late...I may have to do something about that!!

Plastic Cards said...

Great effort so for.
You describe a very interested story Fuzzy Bumblebees,and especially i liked your photos,Thanks for sharing.

livingglassgirl said...

Isn't nature awesome? I love finding out what creatures are up to...I love cupcakes, too!

Plastic Card said...

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