Had a Heat Stroke When Working with My Bees

Please bee careful with working with your bees. As we beeks know, our bee suits are hot on a cool day. But when the temperatures are in the 90s with the humidity in the 80 percentile, those bee suits can be deadly. Monday morning, August 18th, I was working with my four hives who hadn’t been attentioned in more than a month. They desperately needed … Continue reading Had a Heat Stroke When Working with My Bees

CVS Sold Wrong Medicine Dosage for Over a Year — Now What???

This is a chronicle of my Facebook posts about my issue with CVS selling me the wrong dosage on one of my meds for over a year. July 17, 2014 HEADS UP I just found out that CVS in Locust has been selling me the wrong dosage of one of my meds for OVER A YEAR. Holy crap!!!! July 17, 2014 Here’s my med: metoprolol … Continue reading CVS Sold Wrong Medicine Dosage for Over a Year — Now What???

Didn’t Celebrate Mother’s Day At My House

We celebrated Mother’s Weekend instead. It all started innocently enough. My husband and I were enjoying our morning tea on the back deck when I asked him what he had planned for me on Mother’s Day. He sat stone quiet as his face turned ghost white. Sensing that he hadn’t planned anything, I sat quietly, enjoying every minute of his dilemma and wondering how he … Continue reading Didn’t Celebrate Mother’s Day At My House

Different Blogs Talk about Many Subjects

It takes several blogs to cover my interests. Below are the links and brief descriptions: 1. My Fighting Carcinoid Cancer blog (http://fightingcarcinoidcancer.blogspot.com/) is all about being a cancer survivor. Up until March 2011 I had no idea that so many types of cancer impacted so many people in so many ways. Chances are excellent that either you have cancer, someone in your family has cancer, … Continue reading Different Blogs Talk about Many Subjects

Our Third GSP Arrived on December 26, 2012 and We Never Looked Back

The day after Christmas, 2012, a Thursday, our ‘new guy’ was transported from Georgia. Southeast German Shorthaired Pointer  (SE GSP) Rescue picked him up from a Tennessee county shelter so they knew nothing about his history. Time stood still the first weekend GB came to live with us. He ate well the first night but threw up everything Friday morning. In this surprise gift was … Continue reading Our Third GSP Arrived on December 26, 2012 and We Never Looked Back

Animal Care Responsibilities Begin with LOVE but There’s More, Much More

We will always have four dogs because we have room for them. All the dogs are crate trained and sleep in our bedroom with us. So when we lose a beloved pet, that empty crate rings the loudest. Loss of a loved one never gets easy but after grieving through several deaths, we’ve realized that the sooner we bring in a new friend, the better … Continue reading Animal Care Responsibilities Begin with LOVE but There’s More, Much More