Full Inspection: Day 11

Nearly two weeks since settling my bees into their new home I took the time to do an extensive inspection of the hive. This meant I picked up every bar and spent several minutes examining each looking for brood, honey and the elusive queen. I was excited to see that there was comb on 12 … Continue reading Full Inspection: Day 11

Bee Calm-the curious calming effect of beekeeping

Tonight, I was overwhelmingly tired after working an eleven hour day - that particular kind of fibromyalgia exhaustion and pain that makes me wonder if my skin has sloughed off under my shirt.  I cried on the drive home just thinking about walking from the car to the house and the inevitable chores that would follow once inside. … Continue reading Bee Calm-the curious calming effect of beekeeping