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Bee skyscraper

The old bees (on their third summer) are not dividing.  I added a fifth super in July.  It’s not like five full size supers is unheard of, but it’s… 170 more words

Bees

On the Brink of Biocide

I love the chance to get the word out about the suspected reason for our honeybee decline.  When I received Prime Magazine’s May monthly writing contest prompt, a flower, I knew that I had to incorporate my girls into my 53-word story. 70 more words

Writing

Newbees

Three weeks ago I got a second hive of bees.  Yes, late in the year, but they were from my bee guru, and he was confident I could take them through the winter by putting the syrup to them hard.  342 more words

Bees

Bee the church

Ever since I read Ender’s Game and the rest of the books in Orson Scott Card’s sci-fi series, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of the hive mind: how does a colony of organisms without the communicative faculties available to humans function with such unity of purpose?   1,388 more words

Community

Dancing Before My Eyes

And now I get it, why the greatest stories were told before television, why the most romantic of poets have already come and gone. The date is August the eleventh and I sit beneath the Milky Way and a billion stars. 316 more words

Pictures

Bees!

Who can forget that iconic Nick Cage moment from “Wicker Man”, when he’s sacrificed to BEES!? If the poor hummingbirds in my future in-law’s yard watched that movie, they would relate because there is currently a bee problem at their feeder: 240 more words

Kids Wildlife Habitat

Kids can be responsible stewards of the earth by starting in their own yard. Creating a sustainable landscape with low water usage and low maintenance where we live is an attainable goal. 232 more words

Parents