Those flights, during which they collect the nectar and pollen that supports the hive through the winter, are the last of the jobs they perform for the hive. In its entire life cycle, a single honeybee produces one-twelfth of a teasoon of honey. That's right. It takes a dozen bees to create the spoonful of honey you put in your tea this morning.
Let's hear it for the honeybees!
592 days to go in this journey. Wonder if I'll make it?
Beeatitude for Day #8
Blessed are they who appreciate bees, for they are a blessing to us.