First Sting of Spring

March 17, 2011


So, there was this wasp in my classroom two days ago. I think it snuck in through the air conditioner (that’s how I’d sneak in). I didn’t think much about it. I figured it would fly around awhile then leave.

Well yesterday it (or a very similar looking wasp) was still there. I saw it land on my monitor and I said, “Hello, wasp.” A few minutes later I leaned back in my chair, but the wasp was thinking the same thing. Well, before I could sting it, it stang me.

There were students in the room, so I didn’t say the first 12 things that popped into my mind. Instead, I said, “Did you guys see that wasp that was flying around in here?” After a few students had affirmed the existence of the wasp I followed up with, “Well it just stung me, and it really hurts. I mean ouch, wow. So if I pass out, someone write a pass for someone to go to the office to tell someone.”

No Katies were harmed in the making of this post.


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Lloyd Sommerer is a middle/high school teacher who likes to build websites, read books, grow beards, make fun of Lauren’s prototypes and eat the sauce of the picante.

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12 Responses to “First Sting of Spring”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Ack! Just reading about a wasp sting gives me the jibblies! If there is ever a wasp in my my classroom, I don’t take my eyes off of it until it either leaves or is dead.


  2. Lauren Said on:

    Lloyd forgot to write about the smashing of it with a book. Twice. Once to kill it, once more to be a warning to all other wasps.


  3. Christina Said on:

    Must be hard for the wasp to fly around all scrunched up like that!


  4. Kristi Said on:

    I can see that everyone in the photo looks very concerned.


  5. Peggy Said on:

    What?!? Wasps are out already?!? I don’t think so. I bet that was a zombie wasp….a zombie wasp that bit you! Ahhhhh!!

    Don’t worry…as you begin to change, I’m sure you & Lauren will continue to be a great couple!!


  6. Haden Said on:

    Too bad it wasn’t a bumblebee:


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