Black & White vs. Color Photo Challenge

I just returned from another outdoor adventure!  I love vacations, but I love coming home even more.  I won’t admit how many photos I took, but this a favorite!  We came upon this old, wooden fishing boat while kayaking.  What a beauty!!  She still has some life in her, I believe.


Do you have a favorite?


Honestly, I can’t decide which one I like best!

Make today a Magical Monday!


Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…


What’s the Buzz

I thought it was time for a little hive update!  Louise’s hive is amazing!  We have added a second deep hive body, which is filling up fasts.

Hundreds of baby bees are hatching daily!  The ladies are very busy collecting pollen.  As you can see from the photo below, pollen comes in a variety of colors, depending on the flower.  So pretty!


Unfortunately, Thelma’s hive has not been as productive.  We gave her a few more weeks, to see if there would be improvements in production.  Today, the hive agreed with our observation.  The bees have started to build supersedure cells.  They are preparing to hatch and replace the current queen, due to her lack of production.  We are choosing to not allow this to happen, by removing the cell.  Rearing another queen, from the same gene pool, will not help the situation.  A new queen has been ordered.  Once she arrives, Thelma will be removed and Thelma II will be introduced to the colony.  I am crossing my fingers that the colony is happy with the queen. Time will tell…


Check back next week, for more bee drama at Indigo Acres!


Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…




Fill Your Heart With Passion!

Magical sunsets, road trips with friends, joyous laughter, dripping ice cream cones, music that touches the soul and precious dew drops…

What sparks a fire in your soul?
What fills your heart with passion for life?


Whatever it may be…GO…GO DO THAT!
Why are you still reading?
Go! Go and nourish your soul…

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…