While you think, here are some other pictures of our day.
Even more eggs - how's this for a selection?
A favorite vendor in the market for many is a Peruvian bakery, perhaps from the cookies she samples each week. Once you taste, you just have to buy a package. She's branched out into other foods, and they don't last long. She is such a hard worker, she deserves all her success
After a short trip to our community garden (worth its own blog post), we planted some plants at the house. Here is some basil now in our front yard.
I want to leave you with one thought today, after showing you this delicious food. Remember the picture of the rhododendron flower at the top of my post. I told you there was one thing missing.
I am sorry to say I had no problems taking this picture. And it makes me sad.
In past years, this bush would have been swarming by bees. But, in the past few years, there have been fewer and fewer bees feeding off the blooms.
This year, I haven't seen one bee on this bush.
One small thing, perhaps, but other people I know are reporting the same thing. This video explains some what is going on - entertaining, perhaps, but also frightening.
Are you noticing fewer bees where you live?