"...we have chosen to fill our hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind with the two noblest of things, which are sweetness and light..." Jonathan Swift






Mirth & Melancholy


Tracking me down...



Summer 2008 Update: My Masons lived a short time, but crazy days of heat then severe cold killed a good number of them. It's July as I write this and I haven't seen one honeybee in my garden. There is no fruit on my cherry or peach trees. Another dismal year...


Bee Unto Others

***West Kingdom's Spring Collegium Buzz On Bees pdf handout***

Eddie Izzard - Covered in Bees

October 28 - Bees on 60 Minutes announcement

Honeybee Disappearance Puzzles Scientists

Honeybees Dropping LIke Flies From Mystery Illness

Video: Colony Collapse Disorder on Foxnews

Honeybees can sniff out explosives

How to Raise Orchard Mason Bees for the Home Garden

Pollinator Partnership

North American Pollinator Protection Campaign


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