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  1. #1
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    Default "You just might be a beekeeper."

    If all of your clean bluejeans have propolis stains on them, you just might be a beekeeper.
    If the bottoms of your socks have propolis stains on them, you just might be a beekeeper.
    If it is Sunday morning and rainy and you find yourself on the way to the beeyard and not to Church, you just might be a beekeeper.
    Mark Berninghausen #youmatter

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    ......if your wife suspects you of cyber cheating because you are glued to your laptop on beesource.
    journaling the growth of a treatment free apiary started in 2010. 20+/- hives

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    .....if the only McDonalds toys you kept were from the "Bee Movie".....
    "Wine is a constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy" Ben Franklin

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    If your wife is in the habit of slapping you the moment you walk in the door and can get away with the excuse. "You had a bee on you".
    Stand for what you believe, even if you stand alone.

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    If all you want for Christmas are bee supplies, you might be a beekeeper.

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    If your pickup cab smells like smoke and your steering wheel is sticky, you just might be a beekeeper
    Peter W., Belgrade, MT, Elv. 4420 Zone 4a
    Sheepshank Honey, 4 yrs & 27 hives

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    If you drive 16 hours round trip to meet up with a stranger so you can pick up a nuc of a certain breed of bee you just have to have...

    If you spend your Saturday night making Bee Fudge (a.k.a. Candy Boards) instead of going out...

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    ...in the americanzied version of russian humor (with apologies to Yakov Smirnoff):

    "In Russia, bees keep YOU!"

    deknow

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    If you are saying, <<the girls did this, or the girls did that>> or << I took the girls to a new place>>
    and your wife is still with you.

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    ...If you're constantly making corny "bee" jokes...
    ...If your first thought when you look out the window in the morning is whether or not the bees will be flying that day...
    Don't provoke a hive full of angry bees.

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    You climb thirty or so feet up a tree with a fifteen foot pole with a bucket three times to catch a later August swarm ...you might be a keeper.

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    You are in bed trying to fall asleep with a windstorm for backgound noise and all of a sudden it occurs to you that your hives may have been affected and you get up to make sure the bees are okay ...knocking your shin in the process.

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    ...if you've ever been pulled over because the police officer saw a bunch of bugs on the rear window of your station wagon, and thought there might be a dead body in the back....you might just bee a beekeeper.

    deknow
    The perils of benefactors; The blessings of parasites; Blindness blindness and sight -Joni Mitchell 'Shadows and Light'

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    Quote Originally Posted by deknow View Post
    ...if you've ever been pulled over because the police officer saw a bunch of bugs on the rear window of your station wagon, and thought there might be a dead body in the back....you might just bee a beekeeper.

    deknow
    Has it ever happened to you?

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    Yes...but I had a good line for him. "These bees are headed to the Intercontinental Hotel."
    The perils of benefactors; The blessings of parasites; Blindness blindness and sight -Joni Mitchell 'Shadows and Light'

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    Fancy hotels have discovered that bees are an additional way to separate guests from more of their money ...
    http://www.fbconfitdential.com/2011/...nental-boston/

    Graham
    -- The real problem is not precise language, it's clear language. - Richard Feynman

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    Default Re: "You just might be a beekeeper."

    Quote Originally Posted by westernbeekeeper View Post
    Has it ever happened to you?
    Well, there was the time I drove out of the woods from the Castine yard. Cop was at the corner. Just knew he was gonna...

    Wanted to know if I was Chester the Molester. Seems a woman was attacked near there and the perp "Came out of the woods".

    "Nope, and I don't know anyone named Chester".

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