Always tweaking something!

1000 words

If a picture is worth 1000 words, this entry ought to be worth 14K.  Few words, lots of pictures.  The subjects?  Bees & trees.

I'm really standing at the base there.

I'm really standing at the base there.

Tree - me so small

Makes me look small.  16 hours before TIMBER!!!!!

Tree - beginning of the end

What I saw when I came home for lunch.

Tree - timber!


Tree - from the porch

View from the porch.  We were afraid the 100+ ty old tree was going to land on the porch.  The base was eroding pretty badly.

Tree - laying to rest

Laying the base down to rest.

Tree - New view

Look Ma!  No tree!!


Bee - their access

Bee access was at the bottom of the shingle at the end of the yellow eave.

Bee serious counter-attack

The hole I used to deliver massive doses of Raid the evening before this pic was taken.

Bee - the hive

First look at the whole hive.

Bee - hive perspective

Those roof rafters are 24″ on center

Bee - down for the count

That an of Raid is all of 10″ tall.  That was one of 5 cans I used.

Bee - the next generations

Yellow Jackets – the Next Generations.

All Done!


2 responses

  1. Q

    Dang, looks like you have been busy!

    September 15, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    • bikinfool

      Busy editing pictures! At least I was not nuts enough to climb that tree and start hacking off branches. That stop at the end of a 70 foot fall is pretty terminal!

      September 15, 2009 at 10:55 pm

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