Bees on tour

I’ve seen a lot of things moving on wheels down Main Street — road graders, small houses, street railway cars — but this was a first. 

The big Freightliner was hauling a flatbed trailer stacked high with boxes, the cargo wrapped in clear plastic.

The truck had stopped at a crosswalk. As I went by, I could see through the plastic little buzzy objects. Bees. This was a load of bees. This was a giant, hundreds- of-hives load of bees!

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