thanks barry, i knew i could trust you.

rader, by 'different than the run of the mill', for me, it means that i have tended not to follow prescribed ways of doing things when it comes to my career and personal pursuits.

all beekeepers are 'squarepegs' in the sense that the 'typical', (if there is such a thing), person doesn't choose to keep bees.

and, from the great diversity in the approaches to beekeeping being espoused here, it is likely that there is a little 'squarepeg' in all of us.