By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
The buzz around the East Wing this week was about a bee swarm that landed on the North Lawn, leading many to fear that the hive in Michelle Obama's garden had flown the coop. But beekeeper and White House carpenter Charlie Brandts tells Whispers that the swarm most likely wasn't from the hive he installed in the first lady's South Lawn garden. In fact, he calls his hive "just right" and not ripe to swarm. As for the ball of honeybees that landed near the news cameras by the northwest gate, Brandts caught them in a cardboard box and gave them a new home.
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