I think I just saved Charlotte...

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  1. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    I was typing away when something floated in front of my face. Today is not a windy day, so I looked closely. Luckily, I had my glasses on! It was a spider, smaller than the period at the end of this sentence. Either she was waving at me, or holding on to her 'parachute' string. It was too cute!

    I grabbed her parachute & relocated her to the 2 Christmas cacti & Poinsettia behind my desk. I haven't seen any bugs on them, but that doesn't mean they aren't there, right?
    And it's a tad early and cold for spiders, isn't it? My office is a balmy 65, although it's warmer on the window sill right now. Sunny afternoon following a cold and dreary morning.

    I'm much more fond of Charlotte than I am of the mouse that ran under my desk a couple of days ago...
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Spiders really are lovely, aren't they?!?! My kids and I enjoy looking at them and watching them spin their webs.

    Thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
     
  3. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Thanks!
    I used to hate spiders.
    Now I have Charlotte at work, plus at least a dozen Widows in my garden beds.

    I'm evolving [​IMG]

    Hope there are some mites for Charlotte to eat among those plants. Never thought I'd say something like that!
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Oh, I think they are fabulous and absolutely amazing!
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] arachnaphobe here
     
  6. Pumpkin

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    How cute.
     
  7. bulldog-girl

    bulldog-girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Mee tooooo!!! Augghhhhhhhh....[​IMG]
     
  8. Highlander

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    Quote:Oh I see, spiders are creepy but six fingered babies are OK??
     
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Oh I see, spiders are creepy but six fingered babies are OK??

    6 fingered babies need love too. Spiders need smushing. My son screams like a girl at the sight of a spider.
     
  10. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Quote:Used to be one.
    But once I started companion planting & using benefical bugs, being scared of them seemed silly.

    It's those millipedes that creep me out [​IMG] (only I'm usually on the chair not under it, with DH laughing and threatening to throw it on me)
     

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