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Published November 28, 2011
"I know things are tight, but I'm sure we can afford to keep more than one bee."
A wife talks to her beekeeper husband who is tending to a small, one-bee apiary.
Tom Cheney was born in Norfolk, Virginia, grew up in northern New York, and now lives in Hawaii. He has been contributing cartoons to The New Yorker since 1978 and, in 1985, received the Scripps-Howard Outstanding Cartoonist Award for his work in magazine cartooning. Cheney's wry drawings often focus on workplace tedium and life's minor daily struggles.