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Verrucosa arenata

Supposedly this guy or gal is harmless to humans, but man does it look like that yellow triangle is saying “Don’t screw with me”!? This was my first thought as I unpacked our supplies from a weekend camp out and saw these eight legs wandering out. Someone captured a better image of this beautiful creature [...]

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Eight’s Enough

Kids and I found an awesome writing spider at the neighbor’s house. It’s huge, beautiful, and quite the architect.

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  • Almost Random Quote

    The dreaming world, they’d think we were crazy. Those people still in bed, they’d be asleep another hour, then washing their faces, under their arms, and between their legs, before going to the same work they did every day. Living that same life, every day.

    Those people would cry to find us gone, but they would cry, too, if we were boarding a ship to start a new life across some ocean. Emigrating. Pioneers.

    This morning, we were astronauts. Explorers. Awake while they slept.

    These people would cry, but then they would go back to waiting tables, painting houses, programming computers.
    — Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted, 2005