Falconry Test

Falconry Test

Yesterday I took my falconry exam: one hundred questions of multiple choice and true/false questions about the practice of falconry. All birds of prey or raptors are protected by state, federal, and international law; therefore, any potential falconer must...

Sleeping In Bed

Sleeping In Bed

I saw an advertisement for the perfect bed. It was twelve feet wide! It would be awesome for a couple and all the animals. We have had as many as seven dogs and two cats sleeping with us. Of course, even with a twelve-foot wide bed, I still might not get...

I’m Exhausted

I’m Exhausted

It is Saturday afternoon and it has been an eventful week. Six weeks ago, when I said that I would do a presentation on Bee Parasites and Diseases, I thought I would take the state apiarist’s slides and present as she did. Speaking is an easy thing for me...

Bees

Bees

You should have joined us today for the Boyd County 2019 Beekeeping School for Beginners and Intermediate Beekeepers. This project was put on by The Northeast KY Beekeepers Saturday at the Boyd County Fairgrounds. Why do bees get married? Because they...

Welcome To 2019

Welcome To 2019

It is finally here. 2019 and January have arrived. I love the start of the new year: new plans and new goals, reflection on the past year and things that went well or could be improved on and excitement about the new year. But for all my anticipation, ...

New Years

New Years

I love New Years! Mind you, it is not New Year’s Eve that I enjoy. This introvert does not enjoy the gluttony, excess and lateness at my age. I do enjoy the start of a new year. New Years is a time to reflect on where we have been and where we and...

Gifts

Gifts

As I write this, my family is out doing their Christmas shopping. I was in for some critical medical treatments and then finished up some accounting and whiteboard videos that I have sold and am now thinking about my Christmas shopping. I am very conscious...

Jingle Bells

Jingle Bells

I was going to write about the dangers of people food, things in the trash and other holiday dangers, but I wrote a song instead. Jingle bells, jingle bells Puppy dogs, kitty cats, Jingle all the way! Oh what fun it is to have a puppy today Puppy dogs,...

Learning

Learning

Learn, Teach, Accomplish. Every day. It is written on the top of the whiteboard in treatment and is one of the things that I brought with me from my time in the Coast Guard. I recently worked on a new whiteboard video for another clinic on Lyme disease...

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday was the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The day after Black Friday is supposed to be a day to support small businesses. Ironton had an Elf Scavenger Hunt and Santa and Mrs. Claus were at the City Center, where the Lawrence County...