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  1. Looking for quality fur lined made in USA slip on moccasins

    Anyone out there make these? I don't want to order from a company that makes them in China or something.

    PM me?
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    Re: "Support Our Troops"

    My two oldest sons are in the service, One Army, One Navy. My Navy son is deployed. Won't be back for a year, did I mention he's only 19? *sigh* If anyone would like to send my son a jar of honey...
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    A Colorado Beekeeper making a dif!

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1476481803/bee-town-usa-an-educational-tiny-town-of-beehives?ref=email


    I didn't really know where to put this, but I thought it's such a cool idea, especially...
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    Re: Frankenstorm

    http://grist.org/food/sandy-wipes-out-biggest-beekeeping-operation-in-new-york-city/


    Saw this yesterday and was sad for it. I may be a lowly 1 hive (hopefully 2 next year) praying for those who...
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    Re: New bee keeper, it's fall, do I feed?

    Ok Meridith, I shall do so! DO think these cats get lazy in the winter anyway...
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    Re: New bee keeper, it's fall, do I feed?

    Thanks! I'm Wickedlees because my name is actually Lisa, and I can be wicked fun! Sort of an east coastie word for sure...even though I'm a Colorado girl :) Maybe I miss spoke, I have 2 deep boxes...
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    New bee keeper, it's fall, do I feed?

    So, we've had our first snow here in Denver, not a lot, but a little. No sticking. We've had some cold dreary days but for the most part my bees are still getting out and enjoying the days of indian...
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    Re: Bad reaction to bee sting!

    So, me too! With each sting it's gotten worse, some are less painful, some are more. But yesterday I went to refill the food, actually my son brought me the jar, which I filled and he was going to...
  9. Re: FLOW? What exactly is it and how do I know it's time?

    I have a good strong hive, I'm not sure I'll be collecting uber amounts of honey or anything, frankly the whole extraction thing is freaking me out a bit, it just seems like it's going to be such a...
  10. FLOW? What exactly is it and how do I know it's time?

    I am a newbie Beek, this is my first hive. I'm super excited because it's doing well, and I've been enjoying it so much! I read/hear a lot about honey flow, nectar flow etc.. I live in Aurora CO,...
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    Re: Returning to Hive without pollen??

    I'm so glad I came across your post! I was just thinking the same thing, but we have had VERY dry weather here in CO, I noticed many of my bees are coming back empty legged, I wasn't sure why. I'm...
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    Re: Working naked!!!???

    I am a new beekeeper and from day one have worn only shorts and sometimes a hoodie. I haven't ever smoked my bees. I always wear gloves, the feel of the bee legs creeps me out. I don't always wear a...
  13. Re: New Bee keeper, no "mentor", I have questions!

    http://leesandherbees.blogspot.com/2012/06/inspector-gadget.html

    I hope it's OK, this is what I did so instead of rewriting it I put my blog addy here :D
  14. Re: New Bee keeper, no "mentor", I have questions!

    THANK YOU ALL who took a moment to reply! I DID call the fellow who I bought my bees from, and got a wealth of info! AND I am all in for the smoker after re-reading the 4 bee books I already have, as...
  15. Thread: Robber Bee?

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    Re: Robber Bee?

    Thank you! I actually think that being SO green that was a drone! I looked at a lot of pictures, and given that my hive is now thriving like crazy I think that was the case. I have some other...
  16. New Bee keeper, no "mentor", I have questions!

    I live in Denver, it's been around 100 degrees this week and pretty warm leading up to. My bees are SUPER aggressive lately. I have a mix of Italian and Carolinian bees, but they have been raised...
  17. Thread: Robber Bee?

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    Robber Bee?

    I was chilling with my bees today, and noticed this odd-ball bee dive-boming the hive, I think it was the only one. I have a relatively new hive, installed on May 5, it's very active and seems to be...
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    Re: Question regarding entrance blocker

    Jim, yes an entrance reducer thank, you! And Tom, thanks for the info, I was confused by what the guy teaching a class said, and perhaps wrote it wrong.
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    Question regarding entrance blocker

    I installed my hive on May 5th, released my queen on May 7th, have a front feeder and checked the bees once yesterday, so I found larvae and capped cells, I did notice a weird looking cell that I...
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