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2019-06-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> On June 14, 2019 at 4:42 PM Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > > > And what would one expect from a place where a “full meal deal” is as little > as $3? I hear that other places in Florida give you all the burgers and fries you can eat for $6.

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2019-06-17 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 17/06/2019 3:38 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: This reminds me of a teachable moment that came up with my youngest son along these lines... He had a friend who’s dad was a chiropractor. He had been in a really bad automobile accident that had damaged his spine, making bending or leaning

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2019-06-17 Thread Dan--- via Mercedes
This reminds me of a teachable moment that came up with my youngest son along these lines... He had a friend who’s dad was a chiropractor. He had been in a really bad automobile accident that had damaged his spine, making bending or leaning over excruciatingly painful and seriously limiting

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2019-06-17 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 14/06/2019 4:37 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Now THAT’s something you would need a lawyer for, right? -D On Jun 14, 2019, at 4:45 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: On 14/06/2019 3:42 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: And what would one expect from a place where a “full meal

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2019-06-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 3:43 PM Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > And what would one expect from a place where a “full meal deal” is as > little as $3? > > Sorry, no sympathy here. > OTOH, the late B2 got a bad oyster at a fancy seafood joint in AC and was ill for a couple days, so one never

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2019-06-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Now THAT’s something you would need a lawyer for, right? -D > On Jun 14, 2019, at 4:45 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > On 14/06/2019 3:42 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: >> And what would one expect from a place where a “full meal deal” is as little >> as $3? >> >> Sorry, no

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2019-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
That would make a nifty cost-benefit analysis for a diehard economist. On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 4:46 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 14/06/2019 3:42 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > > And what would one expect from a place where a “full meal deal” is as > little

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2019-06-14 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 14/06/2019 3:42 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: And what would one expect from a place where a “full meal deal” is as little as $3? Sorry, no sympathy here. -D Maybe, but they are still not entitled to poison you. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

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2019-06-14 Thread Dan--- via Mercedes
And what would one expect from a place where a “full meal deal” is as little as $3? Sorry, no sympathy here. -D > On Jun 14, 2019, at 4:20 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > Friend of mine was in the state where yankees go to die (hi Poos) and got > food poisoning last month, he

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2019-06-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Friend of mine was in the state where yankees go to die (hi Poos) and got food poisoning last month, he thinks from a bad chicken sammich from Checkers (we call it Rally's up here). Haven't seen what happens when Blue Cross gets done editing the bill, but the initial bill from the ER was

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2019-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
; > -Original Message- > > From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Peter > > Frederick via Mercedes > > Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:40 PM > > To: Mercedes Discussion List > > Cc: Peter Frederick > > Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT Bees > &g

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2019-06-14 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
em to hurt anything so we coexist in this old house. > -Original Message- > From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Peter > Frederick via Mercedes > Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:40 PM > To: Mercedes Discussion List > Cc: Peter Frederick

Re: [MBZ] OT Bees

2019-06-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:57:53 -0400 Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > Then you don’t want to read about this guy... > > https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/wild-bee-keeping Another good article is: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-case-against-honeybees Craig

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2019-06-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I kept bees for my former business partner, who had 20 acres of land with an orchard and was surrounded by farms. No idea how much honey we got out of the hives, but it was a lot of fun. I kept some, he kept some, we gave away the rest to friends and family. There was a really active apiary

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2019-06-13 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
I've had bees for about seven years now. Fascinating, but you do have to learn to tolerate getting stung some. Had a mean hive this year, stung me through the suit and everything. The bonus is about 300 lbs of honey, so I'll make a little money, and the hobby keeps me off the streets. Peter

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2019-06-13 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
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2019-06-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:42:43 -0500 Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: > You need this: > > http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/built/wasp-sucker.html Or maybe this: http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/cannon/cannon.html Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

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2019-06-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
You need this: http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/built/wasp-sucker.html On 13/06/2019 3:23 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: I went out there to collect his stuff and a coupla bees buzzed around and checked me out then went on their way. They have been pretty docile so far, I think the

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2019-06-13 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
I went out there to collect his stuff and a coupla bees buzzed around and checked me out then went on their way. They have been pretty docile so far, I think the banging and pulling off the soffit board is what riled them up even with the smoke. After he got hit he went back up wearing his gear

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2019-06-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
>From what I've read the Africanized bees keep on chasing their victims unlike NA honeybees, who turn around and return to the hive. On Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 4:01 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 13/06/2019 2:52 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > > He

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2019-06-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 13/06/2019 2:52 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: He commented on that, I guess they are around but I think they are just meaner and not more venomous but I don't know. They are all over the combs now from below where he pulled off the soffit piece, maybe they are happier now. --FT

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2019-06-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
He commented on that, I guess they are around but I think they are just meaner and not more venomous but I don't know. They are all over the combs now from below where he pulled off the soffit piece, maybe they are happier now. --FT On 6/13/19 3:43 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: Africanized

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2019-06-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Africanized honeybees made it up your way yet? On Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 3:36 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > so my bee guy did not come back after he left, he only lives like 10min > up the road. I finally send him a msg here is his reply: > > Man I’ve been stung

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2019-06-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
so my bee guy did not come back after he left, he only lives like 10min up the road.  I finally send him a msg here is his reply: Man I’ve been stung hundreds of times never had something like this. I just got out the emergency place. Almost went into anaphylactic shock on the way home. Wife

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2019-06-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
It's a hobby for him, he keeps lots of hives.  No charge to me if he can keep the bees he removes. --FT On 6/13/19 1:50 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: How do people end up in this line of  work?  I cannot imagine getting stung with regularity... When I was in Fiji I was stung twice by Asian

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2019-06-13 Thread Dan--- via Mercedes
Then you don’t want to read about this guy... https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/wild-bee-keeping -D > On Jun 13, 2019, at 1:50 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > How do people end up in this line of work? I cannot imagine getting stung > with regularity... > > When I was

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2019-06-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
How do people end up in this line of work? I cannot imagine getting stung with regularity... When I was in Fiji I was stung twice by Asian (?) hornets. My heart almost stopped beating from the pain. The hornet lived to carry on its business. On Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 1:37 PM Floyd Thursby via

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2019-05-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
One wonders how the technique of capturing queen bees and moving hives ever developed in the first place. Trial and error? On Tue, May 21, 2019, 5:16 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > If you’re moving bees you use what’s called a “package”, which is nothing > more than a box with open sides

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2019-05-21 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
If you’re moving bees you use what’s called a “package”, which is nothing more than a box with open sides and screen over the openings. You put a feeding can in the box with sugar syrup so the bees have something to eat while in transport. A queen and some of the workers are put in a little

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2019-05-21 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Yeah I’m leaving it to this guy, he seemed to know his stuff. He said the ones around here are generally docile but if they worked up and one stings you that one releases a pheromone that sets others off then it’s time to run. He said a bunch of them chased him once, he had to run about 100yd

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2019-05-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
good one. milk and honey Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 3:44 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The little country church my mom went to, when she was young, had honey > bees in the roof/eaves between the rafters.When it got hot in the >

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2019-05-21 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Big difference north to south I guess. No sign of extra aggressive bees up here. This is why I live where it gets cold... -Curt On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 3:57:40 PM EDT, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Use great care around bees. Almost all bee colony's are now invaded with Africanized

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2019-05-21 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Use great care around bees. Almost all bee colony's are now invaded with Africanized bees, well known as "killer bees". They are VERY aggressive when messed with, and quite aggressive when not messed with. >From personal experience I can tell you their stings are WAY more toxic than "regular

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2019-05-21 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
The little country church my mom went to, when she was young, had honey bees in the roof/eaves between the rafters.    When it got hot in the summer, a new pastor came to the church, and it got so hot the honey ran down into the sanctuary. So the new preach gets up, introduces himself, notes

Re: [MBZ] OT - bees

2015-06-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I love that story and would dearly like to believe it but wonder if it is a rural myth, aka urban myth... On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 11:41 PM, Gerry Archer via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Mountain Man wrote: My neighbor mentioned a documentary about bees recently. I ride my bike

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2015-05-29 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
Mountain Man wrote: My neighbor mentioned a documentary about bees recently. I ride my bike 2.5 miles to his house to purchase eggs. As I walked out the door, he stopped and wrote the name for me. He said he always forgets, and I had already forgotten the name of the documentary.