Of Mice and Bees

Never say “oops.” Rather say, “ah, interesting.” – Author Unknown Ah, interesting…. Being the lazy beekeeper I can be sometimes, I did not soon enough get out to clean my empty Langstroth hive. I figured however, that some little critter might get in there and nibble some honey but not a full on hostile hive […]

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I Heart My Dry Cleaner – But I’m Not Getting (my) Down (jackets cleaned) with Her

I do really like my dry cleaner up at Harvard Market in Seattle. Why do I feel this way? Well, previously when we used the now closed Three Bears (or something bearish) Cleaner in Beacon Hill. You would take your items in and be greeted by an assortment of dusty tchotchkies, apparently there to entertain […]

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Spring Cleaning – Coming out of the Closet

The April Martha Stewart Living magazine proposed an approach to cleaning out a clothes closet. Much like my place of employment’s lean methodology, the goal is to sort, simplify, standardize and sweep (the 5S’s). Looking for some motivation to overhaul the closet and a need to find a particular black tank top, I gave it […]

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