Welcome 2011 and a New Year with new goals and looking forward to good times. We woke up to a beautiful day and gorgeous weather that hit up to 50 degrees. Here in Connecticut that is rare but we will take it! Tim and I were out with the dogs, chickens and just enjoying the day. We had the opportunity to take this video of our bees out and about on this beautiful day. In the winter bees cluster in their hive surrounding the queen to keep her warm. The hive reaches temps of about 90 degrees, however bees are very hygenic about their space so "taking care of business" happens on beautiful days like today.