Monthly Archives: May 2011


Arrival of package – 3 lbs

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Ten years in the making. I order a package of bees. 3 pounds of russian carniolans. 2 months waiting for them to arrive. I’ve read The Hive and the Honey Bee (ok, parts of it!), I’ve read Starting Right With … Continue reading

3 pounds of bees changed my life

I am a new beekeeper. I established my first hive one month ago & I am completely transfixed. I have lots to say & lots to show. Mostly, this blog is for me. To document how these bees liberated me and already in one month have taught me a lot. I also think it may be of value to other new beekeepers and seasoned ones as well. Mostly, it will be a story of personal discovery and growth. Well, that’s my hope anyway….