I just wanted to say hello to everyone out there! Things have been so hectic/frantic/spastic here, but not in a “hey, that’s cool, I should blog about it” way. So, I’ve been silent. Toby and K have both had colds, and I am frantically trying to get everything together with Full Circle Herbs before the article comes out. (Which, by the way, you can preview here. Of course they went with the one picture that was taken where Toby was in front :-))

I’ve also been getting really excited about this beekeeping thing! I have applied to be a part of a cost share program through one of the local universities. If accepted, they will provide me with two hives and two packages of bees. The university is conducting research on a specific type of honey bee (Russian) that is supposed to be more mite resistant. I’m excited, but nervous! I know that you don’t get stung much if you do it right, but I am still nervous. I also spoke with a woman today who runs Sunshine Lavender Farm, just north of me, and she said that I could bring my hives out there when the lavender is in bloom and harvest some lavender honey!! That would be AWESOME!!

Have a great weekend!

2 thoughts on “Hello

  1. We have Russians, and have been happy with them thus far – we’ll taste out first honey this spring (winters are so hard here that we left all their honey their first season)

  2. ok, just lurking about tonite cuz I can’t sleep…just looked at the cover of Kiplinger’s. Damn, y’all look good! Calvin Klein himself is gonna be ringing your doorbell to beg Toby to sport some tightie whities! Excited for you guys and can’t wait to read the article. You go, sis! xoxo

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