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Bee Beards

Bee Beards

This morning, the Speaker Bees were still bearding on the outside of the hive, which made me suspect that the queen bee had also spent the night camping under the stars. To remedy this situation, I misted the bees with some honey water so I could brush them off the front of the hive with […]

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Songs In The Key Of Bee: Rescuing Honey Bees From A Stereo Speaker

Songs In The Key Of Bee: Rescuing Honey Bees From A Stereo Speaker

We’ve been waiting for weeks for it to warm up enough to get the bees from Oat Boy. The bees have been living in a speaker inside of Oat Boy’s pool cabana for the last three years. Even though the bees are friendly, Oat Boy was tired of rescuing drowning bees out of the pool. […]

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01022010

01022010

I can’t believe that I didn’t figure out that today’s date is a palindrome. Now I’m kicking myself that I didn’t plan some sort of puzzle party in celebration.

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If Only Every Wikipedia Page Were This Funny

If Only Every Wikipedia Page Were This Funny

In an effort to become a honey tycoon, I’ve been reading a lot of obscure beekeeping-related materials. I love how Justin O. Schmidt describes the sensation of being stung by various stinging insects like he is reviewing fine wines. The Schmidt Sting Pain Index or the Justin O. Schmidt Pain Index is a pain scale […]

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Jam-Tastic!

Jam-Tastic!

Today I got my Psychic Friend a job helping me out today at my friend’s store as a shopgirl. I had to pick her up at our usual spot–a cuban coffee shop on Sunset Boulevard, and drive her to the store. A native New Yorker, she still doesn’t know how to drive, even though she’s […]

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Life Support

Life Support

I’ve been thinking (and talking) a lot about death recently. My favorite uncle passed away last week which I’m super sad about. But even before his passing last Wednesday, I’d been pondering my own mortality a lot since Memorial Day weekend when Patty’s son got a kidney transplant. I’m a full body organ donor. If […]

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