If you like rainbows, you should have been in Stonington tonight. We got to see a very cool double rainbow over the harbor, and the inner ring was totally cohesive and complete, with lots of color in the spectrum.
I’d post more about it, but I’m off to look for that pot of gold.
If, like me, you’ve been troubled by news articles over the past few years about declining bee populations, here’s some good news: the bees are back, in Stonington at least. We’ve had lots of bee activity by the little guy shown above and a number of his hive mates in our flowerbeds and have seen bees buzzing around flowers and plants along the roadways and even in the downtown area. In contrast, bee sightings last year were a rarity. Fellow gardeners in our neighborhood also report that their flowers are attracting many more bees than they saw last year.
It’s great to see the bees out, being “busy as a bee.” Even better, I haven’t heard of any bee stings.