My parents will be returning from Africa on Wednesday. I can't wait for two reasons. First I get to go pick them up at the airport which may seem like a chore but it gets me out of the house :-D And second... I will have some adults around to interact with during the day. YAY! please pray with me for their traveling safety.
A few nights ago My Love points up to a corner above the door and asks, "Did you see our pet black widow?" My response, "nuh uh" I know... I'm smart and witty.
But it was indeed a black widow. They are common here outside where they prefer to be but this one must have hitched a ride into the woodbox. My Love and I coerced her into a baggie and showed the kids the red hourglass and shiny black body and long spotted legs that characterize this spider. Then we let her go out in the woods far from the house. It was all very dramatic.
I believe I heard a small, whispered "thank you" as we turned to walk away.
Honestly, if were any other spider I would have squished it so don't start thinking I'm a spider hugger.
Happy Veteran's Day!!!