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Could Beekeeping Save the US Political System?

The summer dearth is upon us, and there is not much to do in the hives except to keep feeding the bees syrup.  Doug did a walk away split a few weeks ago, and I will write about that once we know how the story ends.  I started visiting county fairs to see honey entries, and you can expect a post on that in a few weeks.  While the beekeeping activities are in a bit of a lull, I took the opportunity to reflect upon the past 6 months when we immersed ourselves in beekeeping.  The bees are wonderful and fascinating, but I discovered that beekeepers are just as wonderful and fascinating!  Here is what my experience has been over the last 6 months: Continue reading