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Offline Sour Kraut

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Hello from western IL
« on: April 26, 2017, 05:21:49 pm »
Jacksonville, 62650 to be exact, county seat of Morgan County

About 90 miles N of St. Louis, 35 miles west of Springfield, 60 miles east of Hannibal MO and 90 miles south of Peoria

Been 'messing with bees' since age 12.

Good grief, that's 55 years.............


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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2017, 05:27:20 pm »
 :welcome: Glad you found us and are joining the discussion. This is a friendly place. :D
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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2017, 05:30:05 pm »
Hello SK.  I'm in southern IL.  Edwardsville to be exact.  Your 55 years puts my 15 days to shame.  Good to have you aboard.

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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2017, 06:18:55 pm »
YAY another "old Timer" looking forward to your input and welcome....  :yes:
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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2017, 06:48:22 pm »
 Welcome to the forum Sour Kraut, hope you enjoy it here and join right in.

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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2017, 10:07:20 pm »
Welcome to the forum.

Hey, I spent 10th grade going to Collinsville HS (maybe 1967 - 1968?). We lived halfway between Edwardsville and Collinsville!
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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2017, 10:14:36 pm »
WELCOME!!!
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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2017, 10:17:44 pm »
Welcome SK!
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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2017, 11:12:33 am »
Welcome!

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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2017, 07:00:32 am »
Welcome!

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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2017, 07:25:58 am »
Thanks for coming good advise and good humor too! :yes:

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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2017, 09:33:58 pm »
A view of the backyard at This Old Barn®






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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2017, 02:22:42 am »
Welcome to "Worldwide".
Glad to see your hives so close to the Old Barn.  As I read it, it means that your bees are nice and sociable. 
I wonder sometimes, if positioning hives like that doesn't serve as an effectice form of protection from thieves.

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Re: Hello from western IL
« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2017, 02:03:26 pm »
I purposely place them close to the steps

If they are going to be ill-natured I want to know about it first.