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The Last Windrow: No fan of bees

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Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! (Expletives deleted to protect the innocent!)

That was my reaction last week as I was crawling through my electrified garden fence. No, I did not touch the wire. I was stung by two bald face hornets in the fat part of my hand between my thumb and first finger.

The bees lingered there, implanting me with their venom while I slapped them into their eternal home.

But, they left their mark and it took a week for the swelling to recede.

 

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