Droning on …

Edits consisting of many short scenes cut to the music.  Used the new DJI P3A to get the footage.  I like this video editing technique.  Plan to use it from now on.

Honey Bear Harvest

Kathy and Steve just finished another harvest.  This time, straight into the honey bears …

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This batch of honey has a caramel taste to it, I think.  Love it.  Some more pics …

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Loving those bears …

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That’s a cat.

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And that’s enough of that.  Had two pieces of buttered toast today – one with our spring honey, and one with this new late summer honey – and that’s a bit too delicious to think too much about.

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Muskrat Damage to the Pond

Ouch … those ratty muskrats!!!

Just one month ago …

One month ago, water lilies untouched ...

One month ago, water lilies untouched …

And now, this …

Water lilies, after one month

No more water lilies, after one month of muskrats

So, I managed to get off one good shot

The Vigil

The Vigil

Just one shot, for many many hours of hunting, sitting still, in a chair, down by the pond.  Had ratty in the crosshairs, pulled the trigger, and he dived.  No blood.  The next day, he or another muskrat, was seen crossing the pond with a mouth full of plant matter.  They are so careful.  Trapping’s the only way – and I haven’t been able to find their hole, this season.  Not yet.  And now, it’s too late to save the pond – but I will eradicate those muskrats, this year, anyway.