Posts Tagged with ‘honeybees’

Sunday Best – December 29, 2019

One of the great joys of beekeeping is the chance to witness cooperative behavior in many forms, like the festooning bee-line pictured above. But bees are also pretty extraordinary as individuals. A few weeks ago, a dear friend sent me a wonderful article about how honeybees move in water when their wings are too wet […]

Sunday Best – August 18, 2019

LESSONS IN POLLINATION In honor of National Honeybee Day (August 17), here are a few observations I’ve gathered from beekeeping. On Intentionality. Bees don’t need a lot of care – in fact, you can mess things up by bothering them too much, or by rushing around. Each encounter needs to have a simple plan, light enough […]

Sunday Best – March 27, 2016

“The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams.”    – Henry David Thoreau   The bees are back! I witnessed this beautiful sight recently in the Berkshires, when only the witch hazel was abloom.

Library Stack #6 – Honeybees, Pollinators, and Superorganisms

Hello Honeybees, and welcome to our library! We’ve recently reorganized our online library in a way that allows for both more logical navigation and more serendipity. In short, we’ve established four major quadrants of wisdom (Investing, Nature, Spirit, and Nourishment) and we are arranging thematic pods of content within these big categories. This week we’re […]

Honeybee Capital Practice & Provocation #10

Dear Honeybees, Once folks are intrigued by the combination of biomimicry and investing, the most frequent question we hear is, where do I begin? As with any ongoing practice, the vital and often vexing answer is, start where you are. This short graphic series presents some exhortations, some practice mantras, and some deliberate provocations; it’s […]

Honeybee Capital Quote #10

Dear Honeybees, Have you ever happened upon the perfect sentiment, only to realize that someone else has already expressed it perfectly? Here we present a short series of some of our favorite quotes, designed to go hand-in-hand with our “Practice and Provocation” series as we progress through the autumn season. Here’s to expression!

Honeybee Capital Practice & Provocation #9

Dear Honeybees, Once folks are intrigued by the combination of biomimicry and investing, the most frequent question we hear is, where do I begin? As with any ongoing practice, the vital and often vexing answer is, start where you are. This short graphic series presents some exhortations, some practice mantras, and some deliberate provocations; it’s […]

Honeybee Capital Quote #9

Dear Honeybees, Have you ever happened upon the perfect sentiment, only to realize that someone else has already expressed it perfectly? Here we present a short series of some of our favorite quotes, designed to go hand-in-hand with our “Practice and Provocation” series as we progress through the autumn season. Here’s to expression!

Honeybee Capital Practice & Provocation #8

Dear Honeybees, Once folks are intrigued by the combination of biomimicry and investing, the most frequent question we hear is, where do I begin? As with any ongoing practice, the vital and often vexing answer is, start where you are. This short graphic series presents some exhortations, some practice mantras, and some deliberate provocations; it’s […]

Honeybee Capital Quote #8

Dear Honeybees, Have you ever happened upon the perfect sentiment, only to realize that someone else has already expressed it perfectly? Here we present a short series of some of our favorite quotes, designed to go hand-in-hand with our “Practice and Provocation” series as we progress through the autumn season. Here’s to expression!

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