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    Frohnho, My neighbors have housed his bees...

    Frohnho,

    My neighbors have housed his bees elsewhere for 4 years and both they and their bees have done quite well. In fact, I know several beekeepers who keep their bees "offsite" out of respect...
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    mrbilz wrote: I too am frustrated by the daily...

    mrbilz wrote:

    I too am frustrated by the daily erosion of rights and freedoms for all by a few who somehow feel more important and thereby entitled to force their wishes on others.

    For once, I...
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    You people are unbelievable. Anyone who knows me...

    You people are unbelievable. Anyone who knows me would tell you otherwise. Our neighbors are a different story. I am a mediator by profession. I look to resolve disputes without litigation. ...
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    For clarification to those of you who suggested...

    For clarification to those of you who suggested that I undergo bee venom desensitization treatments for the next 3-5 years, I would not be a candidate for desensitization because the interaction with...
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    nursebee, This is not "civil," anymore than...

    nursebee,

    This is not "civil," anymore than what my neighbors intend to do, over strong neighborhood opposition is "neighborly".

    Here is a good definition of being a good neighbor:

    When...
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    Rick, There is another apiary down the street...

    Rick,

    There is another apiary down the street about 3/4 mile. All of the abutters I spoke with have been stung, some multiple times. One was mowing his lawn. Anyone within a 1/4 mile who has a...
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    Mike Bush and JFischer, I know that there are...

    Mike Bush and JFischer,

    I know that there are several reasonable people on this list because some have posted and others have contacted me personally to apologize for the meanesss that some people...
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    txbeeguy wrote: So I take it you've dismissed...

    txbeeguy wrote:

    So I take it you've dismissed my alternative sugeestion.

    I'm afraid so. http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif Besides, I don't want to harm the bees. They are innocent...
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    Dickm wrote: Thanks for coming back on the...

    Dickm wrote:

    Thanks for coming back on the board. You've added something to it but I can't put my finger on it.

    Your post made me smile. I'll try to stop asking people to be civil. I can't...
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    Keith, The problem is that my yard is full of...

    Keith,

    The problem is that my yard is full of "attractants."
    I have 14 lillac bushes, vibernum, hollys, and 35 varieties of perennials that apparently attract bees. I feel like a sitting duck. ...
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    Great Day, Down the street is about a mile,...

    Great Day,

    Down the street is about a mile, set back from the road in a big field of goldenrod and loostrife. I'm told it makes great honey.

    Pat
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    Here's a question for all of you- Is it possible...

    Here's a question for all of you- Is it possible to contain the bees on certain days. What I am thinking is that I work M-F, so my only gardening days are on the weekend. Would it be possible to...
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    Jim, I understand that gardens attract bees,...

    Jim,

    I understand that gardens attract bees, but it is these sorts of comments that I find uncivil:

    It is tis society that puts the blame on everyone else that really gets me, if she is so...
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    Hello again, I said I wasn't going to post...

    Hello again,

    I said I wasn't going to post again, but it's hard not to when people saying nasty things about me. I can't understand how you can possibly blame me for having a flower garden. In...
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    Terri, Thank you for your support and helpful...

    Terri,

    Thank you for your support and helpful comments.
    I also thank others who have been able to discuss this matter in a constructive manner without impugning my integrity and motives.
    ...
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    Thank you all very much for your thoughtful...

    Thank you all very much for your thoughtful comments. It helps me to understand the beekeeper
    perspective. I feel as though we are not speaking the same language. What is sad is that I invited...
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    scasacsa, If the Lesinskis bees were going to...

    scasacsa,

    If the Lesinskis bees were going to stay on their property, I would not have a problem. But the corrollary to the right to do what you want on your property as long as you do not...
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    Kookaburra, The problem with a trial period is...

    Kookaburra,

    The problem with a trial period is what if I am stung
    and have an anaphylactic reaction. They do not appear concerned about my health issue at all,
    which is why I had no choice but...
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    Bjorn Bee, First, I was invited to join the...

    Bjorn Bee,

    First, I was invited to join the board by Barry to present my side of the issue, after some disparaging and false comments were made about me by other members on this board. I agreed...
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    Barry, I was hoping you would say that. I...

    Barry,

    I was hoping you would say that. I agree with you completely. Now, may I ask what advice you would give to the Lesinskis?

    Pat
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    Barry, You are correct that allergic reactions...

    Barry,

    You are correct that allergic reactions are somewhat unpredictable, but you made the decision to keep the bees in your yard after your son's reaction. If it had not been your son, but...
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    Barry, First I would like to thank you for...

    Barry,

    First I would like to thank you for deleting the offensive messages.

    Loggermike, FYI over 2 mill. people in the US are allergic to stinging insects and are at risk for an anaphlyactic...
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    Barry, First I would like to thank you for...

    Barry,

    First I would like to thank you for deleting the offensive messages.

    Loggermike, FYI over 2 mill. people in the US are allergic to stinging insects and are at risk for an anaphlyactic...
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    To Hobbee and Luke, I am the person referred...

    To Hobbee and Luke,

    I am the person referred to in the article. I was offended by your disparaging comments and your assumptions that I am not allergic to bees, and am just mentally unstable. ...
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