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    Word is that Martha Stewart is going to have someone on her show later today to tell about CCD. I wonder what that will be like.
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    "its a good thing!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joseph Clemens View Post
    Word is that Martha Stewart is going to have someone on her show later today to tell about CCD. I wonder what that will be like.
    I shudder to think. Not being a Martha Stewart fan, I can imagine all sorts of suggestions from Martha:

    "Invite your bees over occasionally to sit in your best rattan chairs on the sunny side of your porch. On second thought, maybe they would find the chaise lounge the most comfortable. Make sure to offer them tastey snacks and a choice between fine bottled water and honey citrus tea but only in your most appealing service ware; you know, the darling set I taught you to make for picnics with royalty. For these and other tips on keeping your bees from fleeing their homes, go to marthaknowseverything.com. Its a good thing."

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    Do I see a Martha Stewart line of fashionable beekeeping attire coming soon...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BjornBee View Post
    Do I see a Martha Stewart line of fashionable beekeeping attire coming soon...

    HAHAHAHAHA!!! BjornBee, I hope not.

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    She's on at 10 AM on WNBC, here on the east coast.

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    Ha.
    To give Martha credit where due, she has had a hive or two on her 'farm' for years. She had bees on her show before, several years ago, where she actually harvested some honey herself then used it in a recipe or something, can't quite remember. Either she had rehearsed her lines very well or was at least more than commonly knowledgable. Good publicity and indeed, 'a good thing'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnK and Sheri View Post
    Ha.
    To give Martha credit where due, she has had a hive or two on her 'farm' for years. She had bees on her show before, several years ago, where she actually harvested some honey herself then used it in a recipe or something, can't quite remember. Either she had rehearsed her lines very well or was at least more than commonly knowledgable. Good publicity and indeed, 'a good thing'.
    Sheri
    You are right, Sherri. Bringng beekeeping into the media on a positive note is "a good thing." As far as whether or not she knew what she was talking about, I don't know. I do know that cue cards and teleprompter are great tools, though

    I remember the debate on a list from a few years ago after she was shown in her fashionable hat, covered by a billowing veil in front of her hives, about whether or not she was actually a beekeeper. Someone remarked that she had a master beekeeper come in an set up her hives and that she probably didn't know how to put a frame together. That was responded to by someone who said everyone should give her a break. He said he had been her beekeeper for six years or so and if everyone had her schedule they would need help, too. That makes sense. And the banter went back and forth, I don't remember all of the details.

    So, that said, I guess I should give the devil her due. I'm kidding, I'm KIDDING!! I know she's not the devil!
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