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Author Topic: Hi Sean, How is that storm affecting you  (Read 1873 times)
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« on: August 28, 2008, 08:11:32 AM »

Sean,

It looks like Gustav is giving the island a pounding. Give an update when you can.

Sincerely,
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2008, 12:57:01 AM »

No word yet, hope things are all good with Sean, maybe the cyberspace is gone for now.  Beautiful day, beautiful life, beautiful.   Cindi
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2008, 09:47:10 AM »

As of my last communication with Sean all was OK. He and his hives survived the brutal hurricane Gustav. He stated that the hives still had some food stores and were doing good. I do remember looking at the storm on the weather channel when it was hitting him and thought that things could not be good for him. I'm glad that all is OK.
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2008, 12:05:57 AM »

Dallas, so glad that you have kept in touch, yeah for Sean, we all worry about the lives of others now don't we.  I remember another horrible storm that Sean had gone through some time ago, it was a nasty.  Beautiful day, beautiful life, all that is beautiful, ours to hold in the palm of our hand.  Cindi
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2008, 08:51:57 PM »

Hi everybody I am ok thanks for asking. Thankfully, although the wind and rain were worse than anticipated it didnt cause any damage. The girsl came out ok, there is still food available. I have lost some honey due the girls not being able to go out for acouple days so that set back my extraction plans but what to do.

I havent finished reading the threads regarding jp but i trust he and family are ok. Prayers and best wishes to all who stand to be/were affected by gustav, Hanna, Ike and whichever system may form for the rest of the season
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2008, 08:52:10 PM »

Now he has Ike to deal with.

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« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2008, 10:21:15 PM »

Had no problems with ike, Just a littl rain. Pulled off about 7 supers of honey. Had to leave them as they were really getting riled up. there was a little less food than i anticipated hence the aggressive behavior.
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2008, 10:57:11 PM »

I've had my fill of tropical systems for a while thank you!!!  Good to see you're doing well Sean!


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« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2008, 10:12:40 AM »

lets keep our fingers crossed that the rest of the year will be uneventual
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« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2008, 10:26:56 AM »

sean, we were wondering how you were.  glad to hear you came through ok.  my husband always asks "how's that guy in Jamaica doing??"  smiley
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« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2008, 10:31:18 AM »

Kathyp,

Are they sending you to Texas?

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« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2008, 11:39:46 AM »

i think so, or LA.  i can't leave until the 21st.  company.  should have been gone a couple of weeks ago smiley.
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« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2008, 10:11:58 AM »

Kathy, oh you are such a wonderful person, I have said this before and I say it again, where would this world be without people like you?  I ask that in all seriousness, smilining.  Now we will call you the travellin' gal....as Brendhan is the travellin' man.  Beautiful day in this great life.  Cindi
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« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2008, 03:40:16 PM »

sean, we were wondering how you were.  glad to hear you came through ok.  my husband always asks "how's that guy in Jamaica doing??"  smiley

"We a gwaan tru" - "we are still going on/through" thanks for asking. Rain most afternoons nd not much blooming but the girls are finding some food somewhere. got about 17 gallons from 7 supers pulled over the weekend, so i am busy doing some bottling. 
I am glad to know that most beekeepers on the forum in the path of these storms weren't seriously affected
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