Our neighbors, Noel and Sonita, just gave us a large clump of home-grown yellow chard. We’ll eat it tomorrow for dinner. In the meantime, it’s masquerading as a sweetly creepy floral arrangement.
Some punk-ass bees from somewhere in the neighborhood have decided that it’s easier to steal honey from my bees than it is to go and make their own. In an effort to help my bees defend their hive, I first reduced the width of the hive entrance with wood down to the width of one [...]
Today I received an email from Margo True, Sunset Magazine’s Food Editor: Congratulations! You and your group have been chosen as finalists in our one-block party contest. We sincerely admire all that you have planned for your group, and will look forward to following your progress this summer. Once a month as the summer unfolds, [...]
The Kashi commercial I beekeepered in started airing today! I have yet to see it “live” since I don’t have real tv service, and the shows I watch on Hulu seem to be exclusively about serial killers or weird british hobbies. (I guess that’s not the hot cereal demographic). If anyone happens to see the [...]
The Speaker Bees didn’t really didn’t like it when we took apart their hive yesterday looking for open brood (baby bees) to use as bait to for a trap-out. They responded to my redecorating by literally stinging my ass off. This is why beekeeping in skinny jeans is, perhaps, a stupid idea. Luckily, getting stung [...]
The Lincoln Log Bees aka The Breakout Queens finally managed to swarm to parts unknown. Good riddance. Those bees were ungrateful hobos. At any rate, we were left with an empty two-story lang hive full of pre-drawn honeycomb. We were hoping that a passing swarm would move on in. Alas, I guess the bee housing [...]
Sunset Magazine One Block Diet Blog Links To My Roman Apartment And Validates That I, Indeed, Work In Hollywood
I’m entering Sunset Magazine’s One-Block Diet Contest because, my OCD and my awful competitiveness commands me to do this. Yes. I know. My brain chemistry is not my buddy. I was on the brink of winning the argument against my tweaker self that adding one more activity to screw up my schedule was stupid. But [...]