…thanks to my generation blood donations over this past weekend. Welts the size of quarters decorate my body. Almost all contributions were made *through* long sleeve shirts, denim jeans, shoes, socks, hats, and generous applications of bug spray. There was exposure to a smoky (damp wood) campfire as well.

Their perseverance in the face of determined multiple repellent factors is impressive. Depressing, itchy, and sore, but impressive.