January 17, 2008

Stealthy Sting: The Movement of the Bees

It was time. The day had come to move the two bee hives from our place in Christchurch to our place in Wainui. We’d been talking about this for a few months, but had been putting it off for it was going to be a bit of a tricky endeavor […]
January 16, 2008

Buzz, Buzz, Buzz, What’s all the Buzz?

Well, bees, of course. That’s what’s a buzzin. Last week I witnessed my fourth swarm this season. I’d never even seen a swarm or a natural hive in my entire life and now I’ve seen four! I think the bees are trying to tell me something; they’re in my future. […]
December 30, 2007

This Is My Kauai: Wainui, December 30, 2007

The thing I have missed and still miss from my old life is my house in Kauai. As much as it was hard work and as much as we had to periodically deal with noisy neighbors, I loved that house and loved that island. It was my sanctuary, my place […]
December 29, 2007

What Color Is Your Soul?

Earlier in the year, during a break at a workshop I was attending, I was chatting with a male acquaintance when I glimpsed something shimmering from under his shirt collar. “Ooh, what’s that?” I asked. He unbuttoned his collar and showed me a most stunning necklace – somewhat large, set […]