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Robert Adámy Duisberg

Robert Adámy Duisberg is a software engineer who teaches at Seattle University in Washington. He is also a composer and conductor and has had orchestral works performed by the Seattle and Flagstaff symphonies. He keeps bees on Bainbridge Island and commutes there from Seattle by kayak.

— From May 2010
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Beekeeper’s Boy

I recently started keeping bees, and already I’ve been amazed just watching how they cluster and move, then suddenly flow in a line like a rivulet of water just a few bees wide — many small minds following some higher thought known to them only in common and to none alone.

May 2010
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