Queen Anne's Lace are in bloom everywhere! So I stopped to take some pictures. I know they are considered weeds, but when you look closely, they are so delicate and lacey. And see how the buds are woven all around like little baskets? It is intricate and fascinating. They are descended from carrots, and called Wild Carrot Plants. The roots are edible, but don't try it. This plant looks just like the deadly Water Hemlock. Speaking of deadly, look what I found on the plant. I got my macro lens right on top of this flying insect to take these pictures. I couldn't see very well because of the sun, and I figured it was just a harmless sweat bee or something. When I got back in the car and looked at my pictures, I couldn't believe what I'd photographed. A European Paper Wasp! Some people mistake them for yellow yackets. My husband couldn't believe I'd been so foolhardy. But I was very lucky, because these wasps are the least aggressive of all wasps, and usually won't sting unless you mess with their nest. Have you ever taken photos of anything that put you in danger? Here is something that has completly lost it's sting, thanks to one man.
"Death has been swallowed up in victory. Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?...But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain."
1 Cor.15: 54,58