She is a busy woman. For reference, she is about the size of a quarter. She has taken up residence on our front porch and this semi-reasonable photograph is the result of me being afraid to get any closer than I was.
I need to quit being such a wimp.
I find her very interesting and her industrious behavior quite inspiring. Her web is nothing short of a work of art. Maybe I will get a close up....in a day or two.
And, in case you didn't know....
If you wish to thrive, leave spiders alive.
Seeing a white spider is especially lucky.
Spider webs will stop the bleeding, when applied to a wound.
In ancient Rome, it was thought that spiders could bring money into your life.
If you must kill a spider, apologize to it first.
Dreaming of a spider is thought to be a good omen.
"The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and a spider's web."
Edwin Way Teale