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A "Swimming" Bee

I was looking for some shots for my next class assignment, while driving down into a dried up river bed, and said, 'I just don't want another same old photo of mountains and trees.' Then something caught my attention and drew me to an area where there was a pool of water near the edge of some trees. I couldn't help but notice that a bee was on his back, making rings with the beautiful fall colors reflecting in the water ringlets. After taking several shots, I couldn't help but feel sorry for this poor guy. So, I got a stick, fished him out, set him and the stick on the bank and got 3 more shots before this bee flew up and hovered a few inches from my face and then he buzzed away... as if to say thanks for helping him out. For a moment I felt the oneness of creation and I'll never forget this experience.

--Karney

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