Monthly Archives: June 2016

Bee with Us in Our Apiary

IMG_0349 Join Scott Monthey at our apiary in the Platte River Valley near Overton, NE. Scott is introducing 4 packages of spring bees to their new home in the apiary. Can you pick out the queen? See Scott’s video by clicking on img-0349 above: Videographer, Scott Monthey We purchased the spring bee packages from George Continue Reading


The Worst and Most Irritating Pollution in the Sandhills.

Several times a day I experience the worst and most irritating pollution in the Sandhills – Union Pacific train horns. I live near a railway road crossing on the UP coal route and several times a day(and night) a train sounds its horn and destroys the natural serenity of the Sandhills. My crossing has crossing Continue Reading


Is It Time To Rethink Funerals?

Is It Time to Rethink Funerals? The majestic landscape of the Sandhills and the impact of its natural beauty is captured in this quote: “It is no mere coincidence that our feelings about a place take on spiritual dimensions. An old rancher once told me he thought the lines in his hands had come directly Continue Reading