The Bees choose YOU

Oh, this is so wonderful! Queen of the Sun is the latest project by Taggart Siegel, the director of “The Real Dirt on Farmer John” a fabulous documentary I mentioned here in September. The world premiere of Queen of the Sun took place just a few days ago in Nashville. Intending it was well… Continue reading The Bees choose YOU

Bee Beautiful!

The little art deco Bee Leaf necklaces arrived in the mail from Lori yesterday. Although the sun was starting to go down when I arrived home I was able to snap a few photos. I’ll be doing more today, even though we find ourselves under a canopy of grey and are likely to get rain.… Continue reading Bee Beautiful!

Sweet as Honey

The honey bee art locket necklaces have arrived. Which is your favorite jewel tone hue? A deep royal purple, a vivid emerald green or the vintage teal blue? Did you know that the color teal is named after a duck? The teal blue isn’t quite in my palette, oh well, it still has a vintage… Continue reading Sweet as Honey

The Bees are Back!

The infamous bee locket has returned in three different hues. I listed one last night that sold within a few hours in purple. I have ordered the standard purple, a new vivid green and a teal that is slightly more rich than the one from the last batch. To have these made first I create… Continue reading The Bees are Back!

Bee-ing there

Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. It will do what some call turning to sugar. In reality honey is always honey. However, when left in a cool dark place for a long time it will do what I rather call “crystallizing”.   When this happens I loosen the… Continue reading Bee-ing there

Queen of the Sun

Queen of the Sun is the latest project by Taggart Siegel, the director of “The Real Dirt on Farmer John” a fabulous documentary I mentioned here in September. From the website: Queen of The Sun is a feature-length documentary that celebrates bees from a perspective of reverence and renewal. Queen creatively explores the global honeybee… Continue reading Queen of the Sun

Bee Here Now

“To be or not to be isn’t the question. The question is how to prolong being.” ~ Tom Robbins The Moon is new in Taurus and the season is shifting from the warmth and languid energetic of the Summer to the active, Firelight dynamism of the Autumn. In the spirit of this Taurus Moon I… Continue reading Bee Here Now

Bee Happy

This last week has been a bit of a very fun, wild, roller coaster ride, culminating in an EXTRAordinary Sunday. In the morning I headed into Studio City to attend my first ever Backwards Beekeepers meeting. Yep, I said Backwards Beekeepers. I’ve had a desire to have my own bees for years now and am… Continue reading Bee Happy

To Bee

On {{{8-8-8}}} at a farewell hula party for some dear friends moving to Hawaii we met a super interesting fellow. Turns out he is a local beekeeper. Greg asked him what he thought was happening to our honey bees. To our surprised he informed us that the fiasco is due to a pesticide called “Gaucho”,… Continue reading To Bee

Bee Leaf System

The mysterious disappearance of the honey bee is a major concern, especially to those who appreciate fruits and vegetables. A documentary is currently in production that is focusing on the predicament of the domesticated honey bee. View the trailer here: The Vanishing BeesThe filmakers are seeking contributions in order to finish the documentary, click on… Continue reading Bee Leaf System