Category Archives: Step 1: Learn About Bees

Bees Can’t Swim

I saved this girl from the pool, but with only one wing this is a sad sad death march.



Queen Gawking




If you look closely at the last 2 photos you can see the queen (long torso and slightly different color).

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Oh to be a fly on the wall for this conversation…




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Busy Bees.

Our honeybees putting the final touches on our 30 lbs. of honey we'll be harvesting next Saturday.

Fat Face, Steroids, Sting #4

Check out Mr. Combover's chipmunk cheek. He had to leave work today and get a steroid shot.

The Sting

Cool, calm, collected – all things Mr. Combover does not display in this blair-witch-project-esque video capture. Note Mr. Combover’s wife yelling at him for getting stung! Where is the love?!

The Sting from justin kerr on Vimeo.


Did you know!? (10 great facts about bees)

1. Bees don’t sleep
2. Bees live for 6 weeks and work until they drop. Literally.
3. The honey bee has been around for millions of years.
4. Honey bees can see 300 frames per second—which means watching you swat
your hand at one looks like a series of VERY slow moving images.
5. Bees can fly up to 20 miles per hour. Good luck outrunning one!
6. Egyptians used honey to embalm humans over 6,000 years ago.
7. The average bee can fly over 500 miles in its lifetime.
8. A single mature hive contains up to 50,000 bees!
9. Honey bees originate from Europe.
10. Bees are awesome.

Bees: Coming and Going

Bees at the entrance at 2:30 on a Saturday afternoon.

Bees Coming and Going from justin kerr on Vimeo.