So I got married this past Saturday. My wife is a bit of worrier and asked that arrive at the wedding venue early Saturday morning and oversee all of the preparations while she and the bridesmaids got hair and make up done. We had the ceremony at the Women's Club back in my tiny home town(1 red light in the whole county), my wife however has lived her entire life in Tallahassee and was convinced that where we were having this wedding was nothing but pure swamp! So for the past few months she as had been asking me if needed to get bug spray for our guest(it was outside wedding) and if there would be a lot of mosquitoes etc. I continued to assure her that there was nothing to worry about, that my home town was relatively bug free... as much as any town in Florida can claim bug free status anyway! So as I arrived at the venue Sat. morning I noticed this massive swarm of flies in the front yard and was thinking to myself, "great i will never hear the end of this" as I visions of our guest being overtaken by this swarm of locust. However as I walked a little closer I noticed it was not flies or locust, but it was indeed a swarm of honey bees! My best friend and stood there literally in the midst of this swarm and watched as they started to form on a branch of a tree about 12 feet off the ground and in a matter of 3 mins. they cleared the yard and into this clump on a branch.... I started my first hive a week ago tomorrow and I got witness my first swarm less than a week later on my wedding day... I'm not sure if this a good omen.... but I'm going to take as such! One of my friends is a beekeeper and came back Sunday morning and collected the swarm and is starting a new hive with them. I told him I wanted some honey from our "love hive" for our 1 year anniversary!!!