Tag Archives: bees

Too Long and So Busy

It has been far too long again.  Since my last post, a ton has happened. Our new addition, our youngest son, was baptized.  All of our children have been baptized by different people, which had been a function of moving … Continue reading

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Bee Explosion, and More Rain

As we were getting ready to leave this afternoon I noticed that the bees were exploding out of the hive.  There was literally a cloud of bees outside the hive entrance.  I needed to add another super.   This evening … Continue reading

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Catching Up!

I honestly can’t remember the last time I wrote a blog.  I actually think the last two blogs I published had been written beforehand and scheduled, so it’s probably going on close to a week.  I have been really busy … Continue reading

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Hive Update, and Some Videos

Between painting on Thursday and Friday I was able to get a little work in with the bees.  They were seeming extremely active so I wanted to refill the hive mouth feeder and add another frame to give them more … Continue reading

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The Walls are Done! Mostly. Part Two. And a Hive Update

I returned Wednesday afternoon to finish the final room, the master bath.  My wife had chosen a blue that I would call steel blue.  I really like it a lot, in fact I think we should paint the barn that … Continue reading

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Survivors!

We stopped out at the homestead today in order to drop off some things and check out the paint.  While we were there I poked my head out the side door and looked at the beehive.  It actually looked like … Continue reading

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Bees and Lack of Updates

I know I have been pretty bad about updating lately.  It is mostly because there has been very little to update on.  The septic system hasn’t been started yet, and it sounds like it will be next week before they … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Protection, Michigan Right to Farm Act

There are proposed changes to the Michigan Right to Farm Act that could seriously jeopardize anyone who wants to have even a few hens to produce their own eggs. Call the Michigan Agriculture Commission at 517-284-5718 and tell them that … Continue reading

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Hive Video, This Time in Focus!

We were out at the homestead today to get the building permit posted (Yeah!!!!!!!!) and while we were there I wanted to take a video of the hive using the focus this time.  It was a much cooler and cloudier … Continue reading

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Hive Update, Still Active

On the day we took our forest walk I took this short video of the beehive.  The bees were really active.  I apologize for the fuzziness of the video at the end, I didn’t realize that you have to tap … Continue reading

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