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Re: Bees

WOW ON THE BEES. My dad used to be a bee keeper too. And here is the
INSANE thing....he is deathly allergic to bee stings. The doctor told
him if he were ever stung again...it would kill him. Then he brought
home three bee hives.


"James R. Fisher" <garrideb@well.com> wrote:
  james singer wrote:
> Looked out the front door a few minutes ago, and-- 
> http://snipurl.com/rhq7 --a swarm of bees has camped out across the 
> patio on one of the presumed dead trunks of the queen sago. If you go to 
> the picture, then click on "next picture" you should get an enlargement 
> of the proximate middle of the swarm. Very hard to photograph--the wings 
> of those on the outside are flapping exceeding fast to keep that mass 
> cool at the core.
> Step one was to admire the swarm from as close as I could get 
> comfortably. Step two was to photograph them. I have no idea what step 
> three is.
Call the nearest beekeeper; s/he will likely be glad to take the whole lot
off your hands.
Jim Fisher
Vienna, Virginia USA
38.9 N 77.2 W
USDA Zone 7
Max. 95 F [36 C], Min. 10 F [-12 C]

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