A queen and workers and drones, oh my! (Part 2)

A queen and workers and drones, oh my! (Part 2)

This is Gail’s second blog on her beekeeping adventure. You can read part one here. Our bees were a month late in getting to us.  Due to terrible weather in March and Bob being out of town, the shipment was delayed until May.  The USPS called me on June 2 and...
A Queen and Workers and Drones – Oh My!

A Queen and Workers and Drones – Oh My!

In my last blog I wrote about the birds, now I will write about the bees! My husband Bob and I frequently discuss our next new endeavor. Eggs would be nice. Should we get chickens? I know a few people who have them but I see the trouble they deal with – getting...
This is for the birds

This is for the birds

Shortly after moving to Bainbridge in 1997, we were greeted by the local “Welcome Wagon” group.  A lady showed up at my door one day and after introducing herself, she handed me a packet of coupons from local businesses.  Among others, there was a coupon for a free...
Inspired by a magazine

Inspired by a magazine

My love-hate relationship with paint began when I was 16 years old. I had recently acquired my driver’s license and was backing out of our driveway when I ran smack dab into a pile of paint cans my dad had put out for garbage pick-up. The cans lodged under the car and...