Another day on the farm and another day filled with activities, work, and learning. Today started off with a frenzy as I found out we were going to a local elementary school to teach about essential oils. I found this information out 10 minutes before we were supposed to go. While I was in bed. […]Read more "Day 14 – July 11, 2017"
You know, I’m really starting to get the hang of beekeeping. The more time I spend around the hives, surrounded by bees, the more comfortable I feel with them. Of course though, it isn’t easy. Life on the farm is starting to become more routine and I feel really settled in around the area. The […]Read more "Day 13 – July 10, 2017"
July 9 Jamaica. Ohhh Jamaica. You are so full of surprises. The most unwanted surprises though, by far, are the fresh red bumps that appear on your leg after a long nights sleep in a mosquito net. Mosquito net my ass. Those little bastards still manage to find a way in no matter how tightly […]Read more "Day 12 – July 9, 2017"
MY HAND. This was the line racing through my head as I woke up this morning, or I should say, attempted to wake up this morning. So I told you about how yesterday I got stung a bunch of times in uncomfortable spots. Well, its really kicking in now. Check out that picture of my […]Read more "Day 11 – July 8, 2017"
Ow ow ow ow ow. Another day, another work with the bees. We arose early in the morning so we can quickly eat breakfast and head again to the same apiary and do some inspections of the hives. Oh yea let me tell you about the rides to the apiary. We use an old beat […]Read more "Day 10 – July 7, 2017"
What a LONG day. It starts at 3:40 AM. That’s when the alarm clock went off and I had to get ready to go to Kingston. Why am I going to Kingston at 4AM? I am helping out the family and going with them to market that opens early. I was excited to go, and […]Read more "Day Nine – July 6, 2017"
So today was pretty special. Early in the morning, we set out to Dunn’s River in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. This place is a popular tourist attraction in the area and is known for its Waterfall and Beach. The whole town of Ochos Rios itself is a touristy area as well. This was the first time […]Read more "Day Eight – July 5, 2017"