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  1. Thread: Lew Best

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    Re: Lew Best

    Lew was a great friend to us beekeepers and always nice to talk to him on chat, phone or in person. I remember his cross country Jaunts, stopping or meeting up with his beekeeping friends in...
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    Re: How did ya'll come up with your handle?

    Mike GIllmore, Dear Maggie, That would have been ME. LOL

    WEll, its like I called George Ferg, "Ferggie",

    Heck I still call you "Maggie", when I get the chance, and George "Ferggie", Some...
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    Re: Propolis-Any Easy Way to Remove

    Lemon Essential oil. which is from the rind of a lemon. Easier just to buy a bottle of the essential oil. Use it for lots of stuff.

    Cuts anything!!!
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    Re: Michigan Bee Update / New BEEK

    Congrats Brad. Isn't great to be excited about something. Glad you are enjoying your new adventures in Beekeeping. I hope you stay, STICKY during honey harvests for many years to come. :)
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    Re: New Michigan Bee Keeper Here!

    Welcome to beekeeping and the forums.

    I'm just down the road. Lowell, off grand river.
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    Waldo Burney Died, America's oldest beekeeper

    Good bye to a wonderful Beekeeper and Icon for us. I did not know him. But my heart goes out to those who did.

    http://news.search.yahoo.com/search/news?p=Waldo+mcburney&ei=UTF-8
  7. Thread: Roller Babies

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    Re: Roller Babies

    That was good!! Had the biggest smile on my face as I watched it.
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    ole days, but with more respect?

    Hey? where are all you ole beeks? Just mind your manners and we can all, visit again, with knowledge and friendship we had felt in those days and even still. OH the knowledge we shared between us...
  9. Thread: Has 2009

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    Re: Has 2009

    I had wished considered attending this year! Have fun for us Michiganders Clint!!
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    Re: Things you bought but dont use

    the things I don't use: old basswood comb honey frames, new. Frame clincher, and un used card board boxes to slide the basswood comb honey into. Humm just sitting in my garage. Should display...
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    Re: Happy 4th of July Everyone!

    same to everyone... I am staying close to home given thrawt travel plans, but this 4th means much to many people, independancem ect,,,,,southern, northern, abroad.....................I am just...
  12. Re: Advice on used equipment/extractor/melter Michigan!

    I think you need to weigh your situation. given new beek and all. YOu could strain honey for a year or so. I am in michigan also dear, so please contact me. Extracted honey is not the only way to...
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    Re: yes that is me

    Nice to see another Rodeo horseman here. My family was in rodeos, and horses for years. Dad Trainer, cutting horses, roping. Mom Barrels. Cousins Bronc and bulls, and bull fighter. Cousin trains...
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    Re: Caught a Box Turtle today.

    Here in Michigan I say we have a season called Mud Season in the spring. The turtle trails are all over. Some places you have to get out of car and move 10 turtles, or if Snappers just wait for...
  15. Thread: Funky Honey

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    Re: Funky Honey

    Yes, Bizzy, it tasted Medicinal when you had it a couple years back. Same stuff we asked other beeks to taste? Let me know when you find out. I have always wondered also.
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    Re: ID from description?

    I have seen such beast in GA. I think they call them Japanese hornets. Here in Michigan I call them Cicada killers. Like TwT said, although mine will hang out by hives, but also drag Cicada into a...
  17. Thread: Penguin Facts

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    Re: Penguin Facts

    Triple GROAN, and not because I live in the north... .................. I got it!! Thanks?
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    Hey Soapers!!! :) I have been reading this...

    Hey Soapers!!! :)

    I have been reading this thread since it started. I encourage you all to continue on with your own formulas........ Thats the learning curve and the "art" of soap making.
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    Well, Mike...... I liked your "everything has...

    Well, Mike...... I liked your "everything has its season".

    I hope to include that thought with the CCD..........as cycles come and then go, in the season, as they have all these years. Let...
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    Bizzy just called me and asked me to post ... HE...

    Bizzy just called me and asked me to post ... HE WILL be able to attend the queen rearing discussion after all, as he is stuck in chicago working for another day. He will be relaxing in hotel this...
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    LOL!! you BBs are getting confusing: Billy bob...

    LOL!! you BBs are getting confusing: Billy bob is Big Brother (BB), Bizzybee Is (Bizzy) and Bullseye bill is (bill)...but then we have the other Bill. Ugh. LOL I can keep it straight... can...
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    Honeyman and Bizzy check early most days in A.M. ...

    Honeyman and Bizzy check early most days in A.M. Specially Honeyman. ME?.. ugh, let me get my beauty sleep, I need it. LOL
  23. Thread: Chat room

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    Chat room is working at the moment!! I'm not...

    Chat room is working at the moment!!

    I'm not sure of the problem, but know that I was doing somethings with the chatroom when it started up. Did I do it, prolly not!! So it may be down again soon....
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    I use a chicken incubator for now also. Have let...

    I use a chicken incubator for now also. Have let the queens hatch out in home made curler cages, and have done cells. Its quite fun the first time!!! And a great learning experience watching those...
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    I didn't have shb here in MI until some showed up...

    I didn't have shb here in MI until some showed up from GA Nuc. Last year. Hope they died out from the cold. They did cause a problem for that nuc and even tho I was able to build them up to 2...
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