So, I check out wasps and it seems we had, hopefully had, yellow jackets.
Tim, the painter's ankle is so swollen that he can hardly walk and he is resting and painting is delayed two days.
We are grateful he didn't go into shock.
I should have taken action sooner, been more aware, and it is another lesson in this art of compromise and the honoring that we live in a world of duality that requires awareness and action at times.
I didn't want to kill them, and in this case, it was a mistake not to have taken an active stance.