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The Do’s and Don’t’s of Propolis

I say, what’s this? A rare post? These are becoming as elusive as the Dryococolis australis (one of the world’s rarest insects), although not nearly as precious and hopefully, not as gross. Well, as long as we’re on the topic … Continue reading

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A little of Summer 2013

My goodness, where did this summer go? The last time I wrote for this poor, neglected blog, it was cold and damp and we were living in the basement. Now it is balmy with a soft breeze. The Red Sox … Continue reading

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Cozy, cozy quarters

Life has settled in the smaller dwelling. We certainly have adjusted to…cozier accommodations and less space. The rapid shift from a big space to a compact one is still an overall relief, although some of the subtle logistics of the … Continue reading

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Beekeeping Again

Wow! A second sunny beautiful day in June! That is supposed to be the norm but this June was more like April with many cold days of rain, mist or fog. Another weird weather spring happened upon us: March was … Continue reading

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Spring or something like it…

What a beautiful sunny day! Still a bit nippy but the sun is so strong now that it’s warm if you’re not standing in the wind. There are all sorts of spring-like events popping up around here despite a slow … Continue reading

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Fall Beekeeping

The bees survived the end-of-summer beekeeping and are just about ready for winter. It was a pretty good year considering how hot and dry the summer of 2010 was in the northeast. These are city bees and I have an … Continue reading

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End of Summer Beekeeping

Today’s the day we pull the honey supers off the hive. It’s late in the season but it’s been such a warm, beautiful fall and I’ve been watching them bring in so much pollen in the past three weeks. I’ve … Continue reading

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More San Francisco Vacation Photos

These are great pictures of the San Francisco vacation. Continue reading

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It’s all in the header

Here are a few things I’m stewing on in no particular order: Pitchers and catchers report today. It’s my true sign that spring is coming and the baseball part of my brain is sharpening up for what looks to be … Continue reading

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Thinking of bees and spring

It’s getting to the heart of winter for me with the coldest days, hard winds. Although the sun is bright and days are getting longer, these are the days I could hunker down under blankets only to emerge when there’s … Continue reading

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