The Company of Strangers
A surprise in a local bakery leads to another surprise.
We bought our house -- a simple, single-family home on 65 acres -- in 2008. When I was rooting around in the basement -- as one does afte...
Heading to the Capitol with Bees
On next Wednesday, January 22, Catskill Mountain Honey (home to the CSB) and I are headed to Albany with the NRDC's crackerjack pollinato...
Make Farmers Famous
I think this is the point. Farmers grow our food and tend our land. What could be more important than that? And, it's all too easy to tak...
Dec 12, 2019
Trees, Bees & Art Activism
If a tree falls in the woods, and no one hears it... did it really happen? You've heard this 1000 times, I'm sure. Well, a lot of trees h...
Sep 16, 2019
Blondes Have More Fun!
As a brunette, I don't write this lightly. And it's only fair that blondes get some good PR since they also get their fair share of (unfa...
Jul 24, 2019
Where There's Smoke
If you are a beekeeper, the smoker is a friend to you. Over time it becomes known by the bees as a signal that you're coming and that you...
Jul 18, 2019
As far as tech goes, I love my GPS and how it gets me from here to there. Thank you, GPS. That said, while it gets me there, it doesn't g...
Jul 17, 2019
The Bee Movie.
Catskill Mountain Honey is my bee farm. Actually, Catskill Mountain Honey lives here on my land. Twelve hives. 100,000 or so bees per hiv...
Jul 12, 2019
DIY: Garden Veggie Wash Stand
I have been trying not to add any projects to my list, but apparently I have a problem. And since my barn quilt, I have not shared any DI...