Hello everyone, I'm very glad to have finally registered to the forums. I've been hovering around the site for 2-3 months now, but I never felt it necessary to sign up. And then I realized, why miss out on a great chance to make friends because it's not a necessity? So here I am, all the way from Belington/Phillipi, West Virginia! I look forward to conversing with you all, and taking in what knowledge everyone has to offer. I have not yet entered the physical world of beekeeping, as I thought it may be a good idea to get to know my future bee friends before I jump into anything. I first became interested in the world of beekeeping after reading an article in one of my Father's magazines. I've been gathering what information I could on the subject, and considering all of the possible scenarios for this future hobby of mine for almost a year now. I hope to use all of this to help me later on, and maybe help someone else as well. Cheers, everyone!