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Quote of the Day: L.M. Montgomery

October 7th, 2009

“If I wasn’t a human girl I think I’d like to be a bee and live among the flowers.”

Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomery, 1908

I thought about this quote yesterday as I worked out in the gardens. I think if I were an insect I would choose to be a bee, flitting around the gardens all day gathering pollen and nectar.

What about you, what kind of insect would you choose to be?

11 Comments to “Quote of the Day: L.M. Montgomery”
  1. Valeria giudici on October 7, 2009 at 6:22 am

    …hum… insect life does not attract me so much… but if i have to choose i think I would be a Dragonfly. I find them so bautiful and they can fly so fast…. amazing…
    .-= Valeria giudici´s last blog ..Anche il nostro cane merita un pò di "green" =-.

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  2. Jaspenelle on October 7, 2009 at 8:50 am

    I think I would be a bee as well, but a carpenter bee as I am more of a solitary creature…
    .-= Jaspenelle´s last blog ..Plumcot Butter =-.

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    • Susy on October 7, 2009 at 11:11 am

      I agree, a solitary bee would be my choice as well instead of a honeybee living in a big colony.

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  3. MAYBELLINE on October 7, 2009 at 10:25 am

    .-= MAYBELLINE´s last blog ..Fall Planting Part IV =-.

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    • Susy on October 7, 2009 at 11:11 am

      OOOO, butterfly, that’s a good one!

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  4. Rhonda on October 7, 2009 at 11:00 am

    Gee wiz, I’m just so jealous of your beautiful photos. The are so sharp and gorgeous! What kind of camera do you use?

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  5. Dan on October 7, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    hmm, a green grasshopper.
    .-= Dan´s last blog ..Melon Heaven on Wordless Wednesday =-.

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  6. kim on October 7, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    I’d be the queen bee! te he!

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  7. stefaneener on October 7, 2009 at 10:13 pm

    Certainly not a worker bee — they do too much licking as cleaners and then too much work later on. Maybe a praying mantis — serious coolness. I don’t want to be a bug, though, I want to be a river otter : )
    .-= stefaneener´s last blog ..Melon time =-.

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