Archive for August, 2015

Aug 22 2015

A really rotten summer finally takes its toll

It’s been a really rotten summer.  Record breaking heat, record breaking drought, another record breaking fire season, and yesterday, our city was the city with the most unhealthy air in the nation, due to the smoke from all the forest fires hanging over us. It’s been absolutely nasty for a week now, with the brown, […]

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Aug 16 2015

Thank you girls

So here are some pics of literally the fruit of the girls labors. If it weren’t for my girls (and possibly a few visitors), I wouldn’t have this delicious stuff to eat. Thank you girls.

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Aug 15 2015

Blue hive time for a peek

So today’s high was 79 degrees – yeaaaaa! I went out to inspect the hive at 9am when it was 68 degrees, which turns out was still about an hour late. All suited up, in the end, I still had sweat puddles on the inside of my glasses. But I did a little more work […]

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Aug 12 2015

Yellow girls are bringing home the bacon

So it was going to be another scorcher today, in the high 90’s like the last 2 days. The yellow hive was on rotation this week. I went out at 7:50am and it was already 78 degrees and sunny and the girls were out flying. I suited up, got two empty boxes for sorting and […]

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