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The Wild Honey Buzz - My Solar Return September 2021




Happy September, Virgo Season and Wild Honey's Solar Return Month! I'm celebrating the beginning of my 60th trip around the sun this month which makes me a sexagenarian...sounds sexy! September is also National Honey Month in the United States. How perfect is that? These photos of bees and honey are from my trip to the Evergreen State Fair this summer.


Since I'm sharing this post on the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashana, it seems appropriate to quote King Solomon's proverb (16:24) which says that "Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones." For your health, to sweeten your soul, and in celebration of my birthday, below you will find a list of 60 words, phrases and quotes, that I find extra pleasant (although this is certainly not an exhaustive list). I am wishing you all sweet things as we slip into fall and bid summer farewell.


  1. As the bees bring in the honey, so do we fetch the sweetest out of everything and build God." ~Rainer Maria Rilke

  2. "...And on the barren heath sing the honeybees." ~William Blake

  3. "Good friends are sweet as honey" ~Winnie the Pooh

  4. Dave Honey

  5. Amazing Grace

  6. "Don't ever forget - in the middle of the thicket, blossoming plum." ~Basho

  7. Mister Lincoln Rose, Peace Rose, Lavender Crush Rose, Old Garden Rose

  8. Peony

  9. Home, "Dinner is served" "Supper's Ready"

  10. "Be joyful, even though you have considered all the facts." ~Wendell Berry

  11. Ben

  12. Bailey Elizabeth

  13. "To share happiness and to have done something good before leaving this life is sweet." ~The Buddha

  14. "I am with you always." ~Jesus

  15. "When the bees from other hives joined her...they greeted each other in the most beautiful word of their tongue: Spring!" (line from "The Bees" by Laline Paull)

  16. Old tractors and trucks

  17. Welcome; I love you

  18. "When California was wild, it was one sweet bee garden throughout its entire length, north and south, all the way across from the snowy Sierra to the ocean." ~John Muir

  19. Mom, Dad

  20. "....His food was locusts and wild honey." ~Saint Matthew describing John the Baptist in the Gospel of Matthew (3:4)

  21. "All good things are wild and free." ~Henry David Thoreau

  22. "There is no denying the wild horse in us." ~Virginia Wolf

  23. Clydesdale, Bay, Mare, Colt, Draft Horse, Donkey

  24. All words that cause me to think about horses

  25. Beech, Big Leaf Maple, Sugar Maple, dogwood, palm, tree

  26. family, flower

  27. lilac, banana, peach

  28. Pacific, mountain, river, creek, lake

  29. baby

  30. "You were once wild here, don't let them tame you." ~Isadora Duncan

  31. German Shepherd, Collie, Golden Retriever, Labrador, big dogs that look like horses

  32. "I don't do drugs; I am drugs." ~Salvador Dali

  33. music, poetry, read, write

  34. Chopin

  35. "All flowers offer themselves to be read, as emblems of beauty, purity and the shortness of life." ~Manet

  36. "What could I say at all without my roots?" Pablo Neruda

  37. hummingbird, butterfly, eagle, cardinal, robin, heron, bird

  38. "The orchid's perfume clings to the butterfly's wings like temple incense." ~Basho

  39. chocolate!

  40. cat, purr, wild animal

  41. garden, farm, summer

  42. sleep

  43. "I mailed you a letter/card."

  44. "The Department of Justice is evaluating all options to protect the constitutional rights of women, including access to an abortion." ~Attorney General Merrick Garland, CNBC, September 2, 2021.

  45. mystic, mystery, magic

  46. play, walk, run, sun salutation

  47. But you would be fed with the finest of wheat; with honey from the rock I would satisfy you." ~Psalm 81:16

  48. dance!

  49. hug

  50. "More than anything, I must have flowers, always, always." ~Monet

  51. "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." ~Pablo Picasso

  52. Namaste, Aloha, Shalom, Peace

  53. Thank you

  54. I am sorry; please forgive me

  55. "Whenever you sit down to pray, you're in communion and union with everyone else, past or even future people who haven't even been born yet; everything is now in the mind and heart of God." ~Thomas Keating

  56. Angels

  57. Astrology, Star, Moon, Sun, Planet, Asteroid, Rainbow, Sky

  58. "The book you requested is ready for pick up at the library."

  59. "What you think of me is none of my business." ~T. Cole Whittaker

  60. Happy Birthday!

What about you? What are some of your favorite words, quotes, song lyrics, lines from poetry or scriptures?



















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