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The Birds.

Swallows are beautiful to watch. They fly and play and live out their lives in pairs, male and female, careening and swooping and soaring side by side.  Swallows are dancers in an aerial ballet that George Ballanchine would envy – … Continue reading

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They Drive By Night.

They Drive by Night was a lesser-known Humphry Bogart film about two guys who own a trucking business, and drive all night trying to make their deliveries, get paid, and keep their trucking business. We don’t drive trucks by night – … Continue reading

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(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday. Honey Time. Happy Independence Day!

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Sticky Season.

Last weekend heralded the start of “Sticky Season” at my house.  It’s that wonderful time when pretty much every horizontal surface (and many of the vertical ones, too) are sticky with… honey. Oozy, goozy, golden droplets and dribbles of honey.  … Continue reading

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Friends. The Best Kind of Riches.

Bill and I went up to the farm on Sunday. Our mission: build an electric fence. Except neither of us, prior to Sunday, had even the slightest clue of how to do that. The sum total of my knowledge (being … Continue reading

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Things I Do In My Spare Time.

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! 😉     😉     😉     😉     My sister and I were brought up in one of those Scottish-American households where there was  no such thing as “idle hands.”  We were, for a time, four generations under one roof.  The elder two generations were Old … Continue reading

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Bend From the Knee.

This past Saturday Bill and I started clearing out the debris from the site of my fabulous future bee yard.  My original plan was to construct a yard that was 50 feet wide and 30 feet deep, but we scaled that … Continue reading

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Local news article

Today, I leave you with a link: http://triboro.patch.com/articles/bloomingdale-resident-finds-her-passion-in-beekeeping This weekend I will start clearing out the spot for my Hardyston bee yard.

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Weekends Should Happen Every Day

It was a good weekend. Friday evening I gave a bee demonstration to the girl scouts in Saddle River. They asked great questions and had a good time. Saturday was spent at beekeeping club, learning about top bar hives in … Continue reading

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Time Flies. So Do Bees.

“This is a test of the emergency broadcast system.  This station, in cooperation with the Federal government, is conducting this test.  Were this a real emergency, you would have been instructed where to tune into in your local area to … Continue reading

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