Dronings From A Queen Bee

Children, and Bees, Moving On

July 31, 2012 | Dronings From A Queen Bee

By Charlotte Hubbard When you’re throwing an outdoor event like a graduation party, there are plenty of worries. Will it be too warm? Enough food? What if it storms? What if everyone comes at once? Or no one comes? Wally’s family recently worried about those things for daughter Sarah’s high Read more >

Bee Disease

June 29, 2012 | Dronings From A Queen Bee

By Charlotte Hubbard My nephew Chad is a junior at the University Of Michigan. I mention U of M because approximately 67% of my children attended this “Harvard of the Midwest.” Having written lots of checks for lots of dollars to this university, I try to promote them whenever possible. Also, Read more >

Working Bees IN the Gulf of Mexico

May 29, 2012 | Dronings From A Queen Bee

By Charlotte Hubbard My children, who are all grown-up and have flown the hive, are encouraging me to travel more. “Are you just going to hang out around home and let old age catch you?” they ask. (As opposed to meeting it in an airport?) The kids insist I travel more to see them; their schedules Read more >

Protective Clothing

April 26, 2012 | Dronings From A Queen Bee

By Charlotte Hubbard The first time I worked bees, it was because my very ill husband Tom had, unbee-knownst to us, ordered two more packages of stinging critters. When the buzzing insects arrived, they weren’t willing to wait in wire shoeboxes until Tom recovered. So, armed with Tom’s protective suit Read more >