Carl has been busy writing articles and traveling to shows around the Eastern US. Here is a great article he wrote for the website Keeping Backyard Bees.  It begins like this…

Several years ago, after being blessed with grandchildren in my later years and wanting to share some of my childhood experiences and memories with all the environmental issues brought to light in the last few decades, I did a little research and decided to take up beekeeping.  Buying the most common and up-to-date equipment available and joining a local bee club, I made a leap into my first and adventurous year of beekeeping.  Trying to keep up with the grandkids and staying as active as possible and with no major issues, I’d say the first year was a successful one.

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