|Public Domain Photo of Pollen Grain|
The idea is that the inside of a pollen grain dries out very easily, so the impermeable outside layer folds itself around the inside in an origami-like process, forming a waterproof protection. Fascinating! The video is great fun. Here it is.
BEEattitude for Day # 172:
Blessed are the people who plant lots of pollen-bearing flowers and trees for us, for they shall live in the middle of glory.
One thing Fran is grateful for right now:
Whoever invented Weetabix. I know it’s more expensive than Shredded Wheat, but I don’t care. I like it. [Now you know what I ate for breakfast yesterday!]