Isn't this a little bit of heaven here on earth? It puts you in touch with the eternal.
I actually feel a little monastic today because we've been playing with our bees and many monasteries keep bees. In fact, during the Middle Ages, many monks made mead, a drink brewed from honey If you want to get a feel for our little beekeeping operation check out the bee page at Camp Kreitzer and my latest post on bee managment. Maybe when the honey harvest is complete we'll try our hand at making some mead.