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About inthebeeloudglade

An unlikely beekeeper who runs The Honey Exchange, a hive and honey store in Portland, Maine.

Million Bees Roadtrip, 2017

I’ve been accused of a lot of things in my day. This week was the first time I was accused of being “in it for the money.” I should have taken my own advice: Don’t read too deep down the … Continue reading

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Swarm Wrangling on campus

We got a call at the Honey Exchange from the University of New England’s Portland campus, just up the street from the store. A big swarm of honeybees had alighted on a tree beside the parking lot. It seems to … Continue reading

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Million Bees Roadtrip 2016, Conclusion

For those of you who have been following my travels and want to know the ending:  I have nothing to report but luck and success. If you are looking for a lively travelogue I won’t provide it tonight.  I will … Continue reading

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Part Three: It’s Like Smokey and the Bandit, but with Bees and Liquor

I was treated to the most beautiful day imaginable and I spent it exploring some of the byways of Kentucky’s bourbon country.  After a good night’s sleep and a hearty breakfast I set out for Buffalo Trace Distillery, a place … Continue reading

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Million Bees Roadtrip 2016, Part Two: Drive. Write. Sleep. Repeat

Today’s drive wore me down. Meghan had convinced me to add an extra day to the Million Bees Roadtrip this year to try to give the trip some semblance of the “vacation” I always joke that it is. So I … Continue reading

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