Lessons learned from today’s adventures:

  1. Neither of us are allergic to bees/wasps/hornets/whatever
  2. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever- they all hurt the same
  3. No amount of disaster preparedness can get you ready for stepping in a hornet’s nest
  4. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever – they all hurt the same
  5. Even if you think you blew out all your adrenaline earlier in the day, your body still has plenty left.
  6. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever – they all hurt the same
  7. A 44-year old woman can scale a 120ft vertical wet mud wall on adrenaline alone when there are hornets chasing
  8. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever – they all hurt the same
  9. Numerous stings to the head give you a splitting headache
  10. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever – they all hurt the same
  11. If you run through water fast enough, your feet don’t get wet
  12. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever – they all hurt the same
  13. An expensive camera is just dead weight when Mother Nature’s finest flying killers are hot on your tail
  14. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever – they all hurt the same
  15. People in the U.P. don’t even look at you funny when you wander into the bar covered in mud and hornet stings to get a drink
  16. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever – they all hurt the same
  17. Mountain lion, killer hornets, weekend on the couch watching TV next!
  18. Bees/wasps/hornets/whatever – they all hurt the same
  19. That is all