Monthly Archives: September 2013

Down the Rabbit Hole

About two weeks ago, I sent Brooke the following (grammatically incorrect) email: I’m starting volunteering for a rescue organization called Bunny World Foundation on Saturday! What a name! I feel like it’s going to be an underground rabbit anarchy group. Turns out I wasn’t too far off the mark – there is a bit of […]

From Beesearch to Bee Church Pt. 2

Continued from Bee Church Pt. 1 When we got to Moorpark for the HoneyLove Sanctuary Mentoring Session with Kirkobeeo, my husband Mads and I were given bee suits to put on (thanks to Ceebs!). I was pre-prepared, wearing long sleeves, long pants, socks, and a hat so that the net would stick out from my […]


Despite the flurry of furry fascination signaling the start of my work on the Rabbit Raiser badge, I’ve lingered wrapping up one final requirement for completing the Photography badge: Know about our foremost American photographers and become familiar with their work. Study the development of photography. From day one, the Year Of The Scout project […]


A week ago, I sent Brooke the following email, subject line “L.A. County Fair”: Bingo!!!! Just started. Looks like sun the 8th might be free admission!!! Has bunnies!!! So many exclamation points! So much excitement!! Bucketsfull of unbridled enthusiasm!!! I wasn’t jazzed about typical fair fluff like fried stuff on a stick or pony rides […]


This is kinda hard. It was easier to shine a light on other people and their incredible photographs, but I feel insanely inadequate sharing my own. I bought a new camera about a week before I departed for Africa and magical thinking told me that this only-marginally-better-than-my-previous-camera would be the ticket to Becoming A Better […]

From Beesearch to Bee Church Pt. 1

Let me start off by saying that I had no idea how much I’d be affected by my adventures in beekeeping, all because I dared myself to earn this badge. I can’t remember the last time I dove into a new subject with such curiosity, and even though the month is up, I have a […]