Mundane Monday #2

Don’t you think ants are full of wisdom and energy? Remember the story “The Ant and the Grasshopper” from the Aesop’s Fables? It only proves that hard work and frugality always pays over prodigality.

But ants don’t know enough to take a vacation. You can always find them to be busy working, garnering food, storing them for the future. They are true workers. Also, they have a truly unselfish way to live life, whenever they find anything eatable, they pass on the news to the nearby colony and, within minutes there are enough ants to carry it back to home.

I found those tiny creatures, carrying the carcass of what looked like a grasshopper. They were totally engaged in their work with full concentration, didn’t mind when I clicked. The food was more important to them.


This is a post for my blogger friend Jithin’s (Trablogger)ย ย Mundane Monday Challenge.

74 responses to “Mundane Monday #2

  1. May be working hard make the ants happy ๐Ÿ™‚ At the end it only matter if you lived happily…

  2. I think we could learn a lot from the ants, nice action shot by the way, most people wouldn’t have noticed such a wonderful chance for a photo.

  3. What a clear shot soul-sis! Its a perfect fit for the prompt ‘mundane’ and being done by you means its not going to be mundane any more ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ loved it the way you have put it dear ๐Ÿ™‚ wishes !

  4. Very well put up, Maniparna. There’s lot to learn from ants. In fact, we could learn from anything, if we remain conscious and have learning spirit.

  5. Ants are amazing, they are able to carry things heavier than themselves, and they never give up. You have a lovely blog. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. The moral story of the ant and grasshopper always intact on my mind. I do admire the work of the ants as community, although in humans life, they could be annoying pest ๐Ÿ™‚ Great analogy with nice capture of the ants life!

  7. That’s a spontaneous shot. A lot to learn from the ants. But I support the grasshopper. ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ˜€

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