Spider Relocation Project Status: COMPLETE!

Yes, it’s true! The Shed-to-New-Office Renovation (Aka Spider Relocation Project) is (mostly) complete! Final spider relocation tally: Spiders Successfully Relocated: 60 Spiders Lost During Relocation: 4 (not including that sac of eggs I threw out) Spiders Misplaced During Relocation: 2 Spiders I Allowed to Stay: 2 (but they’re very small) BEFORE and AFTER! And now for the coolest part of the whole deal (TRY not to be TOO jealous). You see the white & orange frames on the wall on the bottom photograph? Those are painted on magnetic whiteboards. I know! I first painted on the metal paint, then the white board paint, and PRESTO! The first message is from my GBF. It says “I feel like I’m on the inside of a melon.” It’s true....

Spider Relocation Project and Avoiding the Woolly Worms

It’s Day 28 of the Spider Relocation Project (aka Shed-to-Office-Renovation) and we’ve lost two more little dudes. One was into the vacuum and the other one was painted over with a roller. Sorry guys! Total Saved: 56* Total Lost: 3 *It’s possible I could have saved the same spider more than once. I can’t show you the current status of the renovation because it’s too close to being done! The big reveal will be within the next week, I’m betting. Squee! For the Monday Poetry Thang, and in the spirit of being concerned about little critters, I bring you (from my book Every Day Angels): avoiding the woolly worms I drive 10 miles an hour slower to avoid them crossing the road it is the season for so many things don’t know what...