Tag Archives: New Year

Seeing 20-20

What will the new year (and decade) bring?  Although “20-20” denotes perfect vision, I doubt we’ll be so lucky. I suspect that we’ll continue with our near-sighted attitudes toward . . . everything. We can’t help it. We’re hardwired that … Continue reading

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Goodbye, 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, let’s look back at some of the year’s beekeeping stories. Honey prices were lower again in 2019, forcing some beekeepers out of the business. Still, many countries now have more honey bees than anytime … Continue reading

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Hot Bee Topics in 2018

Well, what a year for the friends of bees! I give thanks. First, for the bees. Then, my family. I’m also grateful that my body held out for another year. I feel privileged to have readers for this blog, too. … Continue reading

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Start the New Year with Miksha (the Norwegian Band!)

Yikes! If you listen to the clip above, you are braver than I. The video is from the metal band Miksha, which claims it named itself for me. Perhaps. Their website said “Miksha is named after the Bad Beekeeper who … Continue reading

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