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Jill Bezzant
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Last Inspection before winter--October 2015
The hives are pictured above as they were before I started my final inspection of the year in mid-October. The left hand hive is a split I made back in June.  It is not sitting up on a stump like the others so it looks a little short.  Before the snow flies...

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Welcome back.  I've been hibernating.  There is a new page at the top of the blog called hive notes .  That is where I plan to keep the beekeeping blogs this year.  The bees were out flying for the first time in 2015.  Go to the link for a whole blog on the...

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First hive opening for 2015 to see what is happening this very cold winter to the bees.

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Brrr. Icy window pane at daybreak
Fascinating.  To me.  Pretty pink morning sky.

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Christmas lights
I like the tree silhouette here.  This was on temple square last Christmas.  (Day two of my own challenge and I have a nasty cold and don't want to go outside and take photos today.)   But I'm headed in to Boston and the Nutcracker at the Opera House, so I ...

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Ice Glazed Morning
I have a goal to work on my photography skills during December. I have downloaded the manual for my CanonEOS 40D and plan to review (or read for the first time) how to make some better shots. So, dear readers, look for at least one new photo a day for Decem...

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Brimfield Score for the Queen Bee
Brimfield Score!!   I am always looking for galvanized and for things related to the bees.  So, this was a no brainer.  At Brimfield, you have to buy before you can figure out where things will end up.  It is impossible to go back for an item later.   So, h...

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Look at all this beautiful honey.

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A Real Honey Harvest
It took three summers of beekeeping to finally have a real honey harvest--a harvest that needed an extractor and purchased jars to put all the honey into. I took about 30 pounds of honey from my two hives this fall.  I also harvested about 20 pounds earlier...

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Summer photos to get me through January. . .later
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