Author Archives: BeeManDave

Art for Art’s Sake (and I am not talking about Garfunkel, here…)

Greetings and Salutations; Just as a diversion from the ugliness of the day,   I want to tell y’all a short story that is at least 40 years in the making. . . When I was in my 20s and … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Massacre

Greetings and Salutations; One of the disconcrting issues of the day is the fact that America is becoming a more deadly place.   We apparently have a huge crop of domestic terrorists,  who have been emboldened by the current administration. … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse, 2017 – Part 1 – The Science

Greetings and Salutations!  . On August 21, 2017,  I,  along with millions of Americans,  made an effort to be in the path of Totality  of the Solar Eclipse.   I have been  witness to a number of partial eclipses,  but, … Continue reading

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Why SHOULD Confederate Statues be removed?

Greetings and Salutations; This week has seen madness in this Great Land that has not happened in decades.   The Events in Charlottesville, VA, are easily found on the Net, in all their disgusting detail.   I may touch on … Continue reading

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the donald and the BSA

Greetings and Salutations; I have said before that it appears there is no depths to which this world will sink and America will run towards in its march to relevance in the world.   This last Monday,  we had another … Continue reading

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Tick, Tick, Tick….A PSA for the Summer

Greetings and Salutations… A small PSA for the Summer. For whatever reason,  the flea, mosquito and tick problem  is pretty terrible this year.  The relatively warm winter,  the early warm up to Spring-like temps, and the rains that have swept … Continue reading

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Thoughts on this Fourth Of July

Greetings and Salutations; As the midnight hour passed this morning,  and the 4th of July celebration began,  it struck me that there was a huge amount of cognitive dissonance in this year’s celebration.   Some aspects remain the same…There are … Continue reading

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“how we treat the least of these…”

Greetings and Salutations; This may be a bit of a downer,  but it is important…and should not be lost among the tsunami of Evil that is flooding America today.   I have been involved,  to one level or another with … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Father’s Day

Greetings and Salutations;   I thought I would take a moment today,  since it is Father’s Day, to talk about something that is not a political rant or a discussion of bees and their world.          My … Continue reading

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Bees….Nature’s Artists!

Greetings and Salutations; Bees are interesting creatures.   They sometimes do amazing things,  all driven by nothing but instance.   We, who are their Guardians,   are, at times,  amazed by what they do.   For example…I am sure y’all … Continue reading

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Remember Luther?

Greetings and Salutations;      Here is something completely different    that I ran across today and I wanted to share it as it struck a chord in me.   One of my good friends shared this on Face Book, … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Returns!

Hillary Clinton has finally emerged into the world again.   She had an interesting interview the other day,  where she spoke openly about the 2016 election,  and discussed the issues and problems that caused the donald to steal the Oval … Continue reading

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“The Other” – What Does This Mean?

Greetings and Salutations; I recently wrote a short entry on the works of Ayn Rand, the philosophy of Objectivism that she created,  and, how this philosophy is the tap root that feeds the attitudes and actions of the  Republican Party. … Continue reading

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What Drives Republicans?

Greetings and Salutations; I have been unable to avoid the turmoil over the ongoing madness in the Political world these days.  One thing that I have observed is that the Republicans have pushed a big chunk of their motivations for … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Fifteen: Who are the Monsters?

Greetings and Salutations;     This post, from Michael Adam Latz,  showed up on my FaceBook feed this morning.   It is so full of truth and foreboding  that I decided to post it here,  so,  with luck,  many more … Continue reading

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An Update On The Bee World

Greetings and Salutations; The world of the Bees continues to be complicated.    The issue of bee deaths is a problem still,  as the scientists are still trying to understand how the colonies work,  and what the environment stresses  do … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Fourteen – Revisiting Health Insurance. A “Better” Plan?

Greetings and Salutations; Well,  back in January,  I wrote a blog entry about the Paul Ryan plan to replace the ACA.  That plan was,  frankly,  bat-shit crazy,  in that it was essentially taking us back to the abusive days that ended … Continue reading

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Allegiance? Allegiance to WHAT?

Greetings and Salutations; Today, February 19th 2017, is the 75th anniversary of a shameful event in America’s history. Executive Order 9066 (issued on February 19, 1942), signed by FDR, authorized the forced removal and Internment of approximately 120,000 Japanese-American citizens. … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Thirteen – The Republican Party

Greetings and Salutations; This article “Let’s just say it: The Republicans are the problem.”  came across my desktop today. It was so relevant to the insanity in the Political World today that I thought I would send it out into … Continue reading

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The Insanity Continues – What About Immigration?

Greetings and Salutations; Everywhere I turn there are interesting topics to explore!   There is not a dearth of topics,  there is a tsunami of interesting issues to explore!   It has been a while since I touched on the … Continue reading

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