This morning while doing my regular backyard waterings ‘n dogpoop scoops I found not only some early blooms on our neighbor’s San Pedro cactus, but in one of them a busy carpenter bee.

I managed somehow without falling or without to unsteady a hand to cantilever myself across the the tortoise hutch with my cam held at arm’s length and get a few seconds of footage of the find:

And on the San Pedro cactus tip, if you’re new (relatively or otherwise) to this blog or just wish to see them again, here’s the timelapses I got back in from August 2007 and August 2008 of one of the cactus’ famed nocturnal blooms:

2007
2008