bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Thursday, July 29, 2004

Spinning wool and telling yarns

Jess Zeiger spins wool and tells yarns at her local fair in Indiana. One of her folk tales about Indiana in the 1860s is about bees and honey:
Young boys would chase bees back to their nest so they could mark the tree with their family's name and go back and get honey in the fall.


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