Call of the Mall–The Seasons of Shopping

This post is a bit of a departure for me but I had so much fun writing it that I thought others would get a few laughs as well. Please note that it is published with my wife’s smirking approval. My wife and 16 year-old daughter are shopping addicts. It’s unquestionably their favorite way of […]

A Special Note to Beekeepers, especially Females…..

I can’t tell you how many emails I’ve gotten from beekeepers informing me that worker bees are female (Buzz, the main character in To Bee or Not to Bee, is male). Female beekeepers in particular are bothered by this as they feel a gender affinity with their “girls,” who work so hard to provide them […]

Bees and Me

Bees and I go way back. When I was one I was sitting in my high chair on our screened porch lost in the innocent oblivion of infancy when suddenly a terrible, sharp pain pierced my right forearm. The most traumatic experience of my short life (other than birth), it instantly produced a gusher of […]