Tag: beeswax

Honey Harvest: Gifts of Gold and Wonder

Honey Harvest: Gifts of Gold and Wonder

An Unexpected Honey Harvest Last Saturday, on a dreamy afternoon pulled from the canvas of a Maxfield Parrish painting, my friends Sam, Dom, Angie, Lucy and Isabel paid a visit. Fresh from their cheese-making class just down the road at neighbor Kelsey’s place, my intrepid […]

Confessions of a Reluctant Beekeeper

Confessions of a Reluctant Beekeeper

Bees are magic made visible. From my first barefoot encounter in a clover patch, to the eye-level flybys among the ligustrum, to their temporary confines in a jelly jar, honeybees have graced my memories of childhood and summer like the sweetness of the nectar they collect. I began keeping bees several […]