Beekeeper Happiness

This was taken from the video that friends did while I was doing my inspection yesterday. It was wonderful to have the extra hands, as well as video–as well as good company. I think this is about as close to picture of happiness for a beekeeper as you can get.

RG Queen bee

(I haven’t seen the whole video yet–but I’m excited–and I gathered from comments of the videographer that you can also see eggs in the open cells around where the queen is. Nothing like finding that you’ve got a queen-right colony!