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Offline Belarsis

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Back to beekeeping again
« on: March 14, 2010, 11:38:54 AM »
Hello all. I am in Washington and after a 15 year hiatus I am back to keeping my own bees again. Kept them for 8 year when I was in high school and college and am excited to be doing this all over. Starting 3 hives this spring and will see what it turns into. If anything like I used to be it will be big. :P

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Re: Back to beekeeping again
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2010, 02:18:13 PM »
welcome.  another PNW member!  this is looking like it will be a good  year.
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Re: Back to beekeeping again
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2010, 02:22:44 PM »
Hey Belarsis welcome back to beekeeping and Beemaster!

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Re: Back to beekeeping again
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2010, 12:45:48 AM »
Belarsis, welcome to our forum, great you found us.  It is funny how so many people have taken care of the honeybee, taken a break, but always returned.  Wouldn't you say that we are all deeply held beneath their spell, their secret and most beautiful little world that we get to be involved with, lovely.  Stick around, we love new members.  Do have that most awesome and wonderful day, with that same health.  Cindi
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