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Clarifying Beeswax–a Rainy Weekend Task

Clarifying Beeswax–a Rainy Weekend Task

2 by / on February 8, 2015, 10:33 pm / in Bees, Farming/Gardening

One small downside of a very BIG upside to getting to see our grandchildren often is our exposure to their viruses… I’ve been a little under the weather with a cold that Eden inadvertently shared during a sleep-over. But I’m not complaining. If anything I have more empathy for her own little body that battled a cold virus that took some of the […]

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Reclaiming Beeswax…

Reclaiming Beeswax…

1 by / on January 10, 2013, 1:12 am / in Bees, Preservation Projections

  Beeswax is a great by-product from harvesting and spinning out honey.  Pollen and propolis are two other gifts from bees, although using the term “gift” isn’t particularly accurate since these are all treasures taken, rather than offered.  I continue to wrestle with this tension, resisting the assumption that what is created by other creatures for their own use is rightfully […]

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Fall: Apples. Pumpkins. Autumn Equinox.

Fall: Apples. Pumpkins. Autumn Equinox.

0 by / on September 27, 2012, 2:29 am / in Celebrations, Community

We had our 7th annual Autumn Equinox Celebration last week.  Seven friends joined us.  So easily, it seemed, the nine of us found conversation, even though not everyone knew each other.  I hope these events inspire others to get people together to take note of the goodness of life, relationships, good food, and seasons. Much of the poetry and story […]

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