Monday, August 20, 2007

August 20
It's just Monday


I don't know if anywhere else is having the same problem we here in and around Omaha are having ? We have got an overabundance of spiders outside. They are everywhere. Wolf spiders mostly, then the rest are some fat butted crunchy looking things. They have webs all over the flowers and vines, and up against the houses. Everyone I've talked to around here is having this issue.

Anyway.

This morning as we were leaving for school the girls spotted a huge spider web stretching from the front porch railing across to the front windows. Meaning that getting to the truck would entail walking through the web of this nasty fat butted crunchy thing.

They all came back inside and I went out and grabbed a little bamboo stick that was laying on the porch. I was standing on my tiptoes wrapping the web around the stick and trying to knock the spider from the one string he had left. Oh I was also saying shit out loud, which is what I do when I fight with things. I was saying " waaaasah ! And, hiiii--ya !". It helps trust me.

Apparently, when you are across the street standing on your front porch looking over it appears that I look like I'm a practicing witch while I stretch on my toes and wave a "magic wand" at nothing but air and chanting. Which sent my neighbor into a fit of laughter that made him unable to explain what in the holy hell he was laughing at, because believe me there was not a damn thing funny about it, including the fact that he so easily thought I was a witch.

If I were a witch, I'd have a much better wand that had some sparkles on it.

4 comments:

Proto said...

Another cool adventure. Getting any rest? Or just quality time with the newest one.

Le Lib said...

Hi! I just found your blog, I love it! I cracked up good.

reformattingmybrain said...

Wow... I should read the side-bar things more often! Didn't know you had this.

Le Lib said...

Thanks for the comment! I'm just starting this new blog 'cause it's going to be secret (to the people in my real life) so I can vent (I couldn't do that so well in the one they knew about)... hee hee. I'm in the process of reading yours from start to finish, and from what I've seen, I can relate! Plus, I hadn't laughed so much in some time now!