dstaples at livingston.net
Sat Nov 8 13:58:30 EST 1997
Joseph Zorzin wrote:
> BOBNDWOODS wrote:
> > Der Forestmeister wrote:
> > >I'd like to start wearing a kilt for those hot days in the woods, but
> > >I'm already in enough trouble with my rebel ideas around here. They'd
> > >have me arrested. <G>
> > Would make a wonderful yellowjacket trap! <wince>
> > Bob Miller
> > Alabama Registered Forester
> > ~~~> The forest may be quiet, but that doesn't mean all the snakes have
> > left. ~~~>
> Well, about 10 years ago... (OK, here comes an old story from an old
> woodsman <G>)...
> It was September and I was out in a stand where I had sold some timber
> several years earlier. Now I was back marking for an improvement cut.
> The ground was littered with tops from the previous cutting, making
> excellent building sites for yellow jackets. So... I felt a sting under
> my coveralls- then another- then another- then I realized there were
> about a hundred inside my coveralls- they got through the little
> openings on the sides. I started screeming (being very emotional like I
> am)- I then riped off all my clothes and ran through the woods buck
> naked like a screeming maniac- as they chased me.
> Maybe the bees don't like the plaid of kilts. I'll give it a try- at my
> next timber showing. <G>
It's a damn good thing those hairy shanks wont be seen on our "premier
performance opening" this evening, could lead to imbarassment.
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