Snow bees in Newfoundland

We Southern California beekeepers will be complaining about rain and cold this weekend. Well, take a look at what our Backwards Beekeeper friend Phillip in St. Johns, Newfoundland saw when he went to take a look at his hives a few days ago:

And yes, those hives have living (and tightly clustered) bees inside. They're looking forward to spring, whenever that is up there.