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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sandy Sandy

So the first New England hurricane that my hive has to survive is named “Sandy”, and that’s also the name of the hive itself.  Oh the irony… Hopefully, though some cosmic connection, they will decide not to fight this one out. With 24 hours until the storm is expected to hit, I drove down to … Continue reading »

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Candy must be dandy

It’s hard for me to believe, but in two weeks of weather that was only in the 60’s(F) most days, the ladies chowed through almost a half a tray of the candy I made them. Now, I’ve been known to eat my fair share at the table, sometimes with obvious consequences, but this… no, this … Continue reading »

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No mice in the house

Now that the fall is upon us, the threat of mice in the hive is a real one.  Each fall, as the days grow colder and food is a little harder to find, some field mice decide it’s worth checking out a bee hive. The trick of course, from a mouse’s perspective, is venturing into … Continue reading »

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