1. Have you ever noticed that the spiders seem to go all crazy in the Fall. They're everywhere. It makes running through the woods a real problem for me - as I'm always being attacked by massive spiderwebs everywhere. I caught this one in the morning sunlight on the side of our porch the other morning.
3. Speaking of spiders - remember the huge one I dug up last fall when planting a mum? Well, I don't know what happened to that mum, but it disappeared. They're supposed to come back every year. I am pretty sure the spider's ghost devoured the mum, in revenge.
4. It's that time of year when mice move into my minivan in droves. I haven't had a problem since we got the two inside/outside cats. Hoping they will continue to be a deterrent.
5. Okay, confession time: in desperation I recently used a feline antibiotic gel that had been prescribed to our cat, Disco, when he developed "cat acne" on his chin. Even though I'm 38 and you'd think I'd be over acne myself, a massive zit erupted right under my nose and became embarrassingly infected to the point that I was considering a doctor visit. Happily, the antibiotic gel worked immediately - within an hour the swelling started to recede. Now if only I could stop meowing...
This post linked with Nancy's Random Friday at A Rural Journal.