A little black and yellow bumble bee was busy buzzing around some flowers in the garden by the door, so I decided to take some shots while I was waiting.
I was snapping away when a little girl with her mother walked up, ready to head inside for story time.
The little girl asked her mom what I was taking pictures of, and the mom said "The pretty flowers."
I looked up and said there was a bumble bee there.
The little blond girl tottled over and peered down at the bush, looking at the bee.
"Pretty cool, huh?" I said.
The child agreed and then started chattering about flowers when she dug through some stuffed animals in a weaved basket she was carrying. She pulled out a little red flower and looked at me.
"I picked a flower for you," she said.
I took the offered gift and thanked her deeply as she smiled.
The woman I was going to take pictures of then drove up and asked if I was Kiley. I said yes, and the little girl must have heard, because as she walked into the library with her mom, she shouted, "Bye Kiley!"
I know that the flower she picked from her grandma's garden that morning wasn't picked for me. I don't even know who the actual intended recipient was, but the fact that she decided to give it to me for showing her something as simple as a bumble bee just made my day.
I thought that she must have some good parents to teach her how to be a sweet, giving spirit like that.
I hope we all find little ways to give to others like that, because even a little red flower can make a big impact.
(I apparently have gone a little picture crazy this week, I hope you enjoy it!)