Things have been as busy as my bees are outside. That's right--I got bees! My bee-mentor Cheryl and I removed a colony of bees that had moved into a cable box in the backyard of a husband/metalsmith and a wife/watercolor instructor. We scooped the bees into a box and brought them to my backyard, where they have been happily buzzing for a few weeks now.
We placed the hive right outside the living room window. Dave and I love to stand and watch the little bees coming and going from the hive, bringing nectar and pollen for the colony. I am hoping they establish in the hive well and make a lot of wax for me to use for encaustic paintings (and a lot of honey for me to share with everyone I know).
Other than my new beekeepin' ways, here is an update of some other cool things I've been creating recently. I'm really sorry--it's pretty long. Like I said, I've been busy.
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