Monthly Archives: July 2010

Bee Removal – Going High-Tech

Yesterday I just ordered a ProVision PV618 Borescope from eToolDirect.com for a great price. Retail is $99. Discount Code TJS will minus $10. So $89 plus it still qualifies for FREE shipping. Internet order, no tax either. Here’s the link … Continue reading

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Rockfishing Out of Half Moon Bay 7/25/2010

Well, it was time to take a break from the bees and relax some especially after the last cutout. A group of fishing buddies were planning on running for Albacore tuna out of Half Moon Bay but it was 90 … Continue reading

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Busy Bees – Honey – Hayward Overhill Hive

After the Wine Barrel Hive inspection we headed over to my sister’s place to check out the Hayward Overhill Hive. Like the Wine Barrel Hive, these girls were defensive today, coming out to attack us and one flew into my … Continue reading

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Small Queen – Wine Barrel Hive

Today my dad and I inspected the Wine Barrel Hive again. This time to see how they are progressing and to remove the rubberbands that are still attached. It’s three more days until the one month anniversary of the cutout … Continue reading

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Cutout in Palo Alto – Lincoln Bee Colony – Completed

We’ve completed the bee removal in Palo Alto on 7/22/2010. My dad was stung once through the bee suit. And me, my body is really feeling the pain from neck down with sore muscles. Day 1 was the simple part … Continue reading

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Cutout in Palo Alto – Lincoln Bee Colony – Day 1

After the site check on July 7th, site check blog post, I came up with a plan to tackle this cutout. This plan was executed today as both Karen and myself are back in town. Karen and Bruce was on … Continue reading

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Bees “Washboarding”

I’m back from Las Vegas, kind of beat but still chugging along. Saturday I witnessed the Mountain View Hive do what beekeepers are calling Washboarding. The bees were doing this at the entrance of the hive, moving forward and backwards … Continue reading

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