I know that's not the quote, but I also know I'm not a man! And after 30+ years in the United States (which followed 8 years in Germany), little remains of my Englishness other than my accent and my sometimes-reservedness. My cousin even says I now think like an American, but he can't define the… Continue reading Dead dogs and Englishmen
//www.youtube.com/get_playerA friend who is hosting some of our bees in an out-yard sent us a recording of some bee-acrobatics this afternoon. He slowed the video down -- it's so interesting to see them, but even more so to hear them, in slow motion. (The audio is so much better on my phone than on my… Continue reading Bees in slow motion
On the day hubby returned to the city to check on our new hives, I walked down to BIL's hives between rain storms and saw something that looked like a cross between sawdust and the orange peel that comes in spice jars piled up around the front of one Nuc and even seeping out around… Continue reading Strong Hives and Wax Moths
We were so excited to fill the bed of the truck with daylillies that I split last fall, a couple of magnolia seedlings, and six golden raintrees that were all jammed into one pot. However, after digging the fifth hole in the packed Georgia clay, "How exciting" turned to "What were you thinking?" I dug… Continue reading Daylillies galore!