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June Is Here And You Better Be Ready For It!

Tony Teolis/ June 15, 2015/ Preparedness/ 0 comments

6-13-15 Notice the Finish Area sign! Six months later it’s time to measure the commitment to get in shape for a Tough Mudder. I’m sure it will be fine. I’ve surpassed bigger preps in shorter times but this one is for the books. Which is why its here. Tough Mudder training requires time. Time to train, time to train harder and

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Episode-259 – Feeding Top Bar Beehive

Tony Teolis/ January 26, 2015/ Honey Bees/ 0 comments

What a good time for me today as I checked in on the top bar hive.  That’s colony D and the survivor of 5 hives in 5 years. Not good odds but a chance for survival is underway. This video shows the top bar hive cluster and it was time to top them up. I was concerned they don’t have

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Episode-231- Weatherproof The Home For Winter

Tony Teolis/ February 1, 2014/ Preparedness/ 2 comments

         I’m grateful for listening to a friend three years ago motivate me to insulate my home as well as I did at that time. The three winters since that time were not nearly as cold as this winter of 2013-14. The past few winters made the presence of drafts in the home known enough but not to the point

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Three Things To Do For A Better Life

Tony Teolis/ January 27, 2014/ Preparedness/ 0 comments

Three Things To Do For A Better Life – Now On Sale!

Episode-208- Where Are The Bees In Colony C – Part 4 – Eggs, Larvae, And Hornets Oh My!

Tony Teolis/ August 5, 2013/ Honey Bees/ 0 comments

The saga of honey bee hive C continues and the colony struggles along. During today’s inspection I saw eggs and larvae which could be reason to believe that the colony had a successful supercedure. There were a few of the large European hornets flying around the hive and that is not good for a young struggling colony. Thus, I added

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Fun With Past Episode-74- For 7-29-13

Tony Teolis/ July 28, 2013/ Preparedness/ 2 comments

Home production is in full swing except for the honey production side of operations there has not been much time other than to record all of the things going on and reaping various harvests. Last night the elderberries were harvested for the first time and I will be making some elderberry jelly soon. Right now the berries are in the

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Episode-199- Mend Fences With The Neighbor – Part 2

Tony Teolis/ June 28, 2013/ Preparedness/ 0 comments

As I set out to mend fences with my neighbor I had no idea it would be so difficult. But once I started there was no turning back. Episode 198 show how I thought I could get away with doing a half

Episode-180- Get Rid Of Stink Bugs And Other Pests In The Home

Tony Teolis/ May 21, 2013/ Preparedness/ 0 comments

    Twice a year I need to do my own insect eradication from the home. I don’t many bugs in the home at all and I credit my own home defense method for that. I don’t use an expensive and I don’t waste a lot of time doing this biannual chore. The biggest hassle is getting up in the attics to

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