_Finally. Bees!! Mentor Richard Flanagan and myself, disembark bees from his van. Gently, gently ... . No stumbling, please.
_Almost there. Right on top of the beautifully painted cinder blocks. Thank you, TY.
All good. Strap removed.
Happy? Hell's yeah!. Doorway on moving/robbing screen opened.
_What?! Buzzing? Bees? Really?! What's going on in there? Doors officially open.
_First bees out. One carrying a dead larvae. Cleansing flights achieved.Gently remove the screen ... gently. And ... done.
_Time to feed some simple syrup, about 3 hours after their placement in their new home.
_Orientation flights achieved, me not knowing what to think other than to marvel. All the time, bunch of bees, hovering at entrance,
_Sweet bee, grabbing a drink from the nearby birdbath-turned-bee-bath given to us by our dear friend Bob. Pre-summer relief. Cool drinks on Sundays. Any better?
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Tom Davidson is the owner and beekeeper at T's Bees.
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