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Offline goldchaser

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New guy from NE Colorado
« on: February 20, 2009, 11:39:06 PM »
Hello all.  Just a short intro, I guess.  Wife and I own a small, I guess you would say Hobby, farm on the high plains here in NE Colorado.  40 acres...nothing fancy.  We raise some sheep, a few goats, several head of cattle and a bunch of poultry.   I am ex Army, retired, and just wanted to return to my roots.   And now along with all the other critters, I am wanting to add a couple hives of bees.  We would like to have our own honey and then either sell or give away the excess to our family and friends and neighbors.  We currently do not have any hives so I have come here as one more way to learn as much as I can about beekeeping and then the best way to obtain the hives and bees.

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Re: New guy from NE Colorado
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2009, 12:04:45 AM »
Welcome to BeeMaster. 

You'll find lots of help here.

SH
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Re: New guy from NE Colorado
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2009, 12:20:05 AM »
Hi Goldchaser!!
 Youre in the right closet for bee information!..The next closet over is fun too!( I just decided "Closets" are the different forums in beemaster)
At any rate, welcome to the forums!
 I'm assuming that you look for gold sometimes too? Theres a guy in here who looks for gold and he posted awhile back if there were anybody else in here who goldpanned, but I cant remember who he was..I bet he'll find you soon enough tho!
 Have a good time in here! It gets silly sometimes, but we all have bees in common!!

your friend,
john

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Re: New guy from NE Colorado
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2009, 08:42:06 PM »
Hello and Welcome Goldchaser
There is alot of great information on the forum !!
The members here are willing help and answer your questions, all you need to do is to ask
Johnny 

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Re: New guy from NE Colorado
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2009, 09:25:17 PM »
Welcome aboard
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Re: New guy from NE Colorado
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2009, 12:13:41 AM »
goldchaser,

Welcome to the site.

I wish I had forty acres... :-D
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Re: New guy from NE Colorado
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2009, 10:58:57 AM »
Welcome Goldchaser, you should show us some pictures of your finds  :cindi:
THAT's ME TO THE LEFT JUST 5 YEARS FROM NOW!!!!!!!!

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Re: New guy from NE Colorado
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2009, 11:26:10 PM »
Goldchaser, welcome to our forum.  Sounds like you have a lovely little farm thing goin' on.  This is a place where you can learn lots on how to keep bees.  You have chosen a field in life that will hold you entralled deeply, you will be held under the spell of the honeybee, as we all are.  This is a place where you will lean on us, you will have a place to tell your stories, tales and experiences, and make some new friends.  Stick around, we love new members.  Have a great and most wonderful day in this groovey life we all love, live and share. Cindi
There are strange things done in the midnight sun by the men who moil for gold.  The Arctic trails have their secret tales that would make your blood run cold.  The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, but the queerest they ever did see, what the night on the marge of Lake Lebarge, I cremated Sam McGee.  Robert Service

 

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