A Five Star Day

Sometimes just reading or hearing about someone else s good vibrations will re tune our own. “It was a Seven Eagle Day!” Omens of the air reminded me today of my reasons for living here, reasons I sometimes forget. My … Continue reading

MAKING SPLITS or NUCS

Before beginning with splits it is important to remember that you want good genetics and a queen that has been raised well. You do not want a queen-less nuc that is forced to make an emergency queen. 1. Never do … Continue reading

The caste system of Bees

The caste system of Bees. Most people have the common lineup of Queen, Worker, and Drone – but misunderstand the full roster of needed roles. “I always smile inside when I see a dumb ass five-fingered monkey trying to play … Continue reading

My Two Huernias

This is my tale of a long delayed surgery and the after effects. In late June I got some great news! My *huernias* are finally going to be repaired. Through incompetency or whatever a four year old belly button hernia … Continue reading