Tag Archives: Spiders

It’s NOT a… Silverfish

[pics incl] For many years now, before slurping, we all very diligently check our straws…. for silverfish. There is an excellent reason we have this ritual: http://blog.scottsontherocks.com/blog/2012/07/16/straw-habitat/ Today, a misstep occurred… but there was no silverfish in the straw…. just … Continue reading

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Just Because… It’s a Spider

[pics incl] You know how we are about spiders, [if not: http://blog.scottsontherocks.com/?s=spider&submit=Search] William had to rescue a customer from a spider and txt’d us the picture. [NOTE UPDATE : HAHAHAHA Heather txt’d us all this…. and for those of you … Continue reading

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The Camping with Spiders… Ban

[pics incl] A couple posts ago I mentioned that I had txtd spider pics to Courtney. This morning, William sent one and got a “I’m going to block all of you” response. We laughed it off but we did think … Continue reading

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Camping with Spiders

[pics incl] The weather the past couple of days has been a bit crazy. I think the spiders have decided to seek refuge in the camper… so of course, I had to txt Courtney [spiders have their own category here … Continue reading

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Ode to Silverfish

[pics incl] It’s really a txt conversation between Ashley and me… and while I typed “cinch bug” I promise I meant silverfish. Ashley HATES silverfish. As much as she has personally triumphed in the “spider wars” over the years, if … Continue reading

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Talking About Spiders

[pics incl]  The other day we had GIANT wasps.  I’m not just saying that, it’s what they are called, Courtney googled it 😉  [http://blog.scottsontherocks.com/blog/2016/07/24/holy-giant-wasp-batman/ ] but we didnt know that’s what they were called when were all running and screaming!   … Continue reading

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Josh and William Sledding 11/29/15

[pics incl]  Josh came over to hang out for a couple of days and caught on quickly when we taught him “how to tease your sister” games.  We found this bug on the floor… and they put a cup over … Continue reading

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Yes, William, The Spider IS Scary

[pics incl]  Last week, William had a “scary spider experience” that ended with him flinging off his jacket across the room and then searching for pie.  The spider was believed to have escaped unharmed. Today, I moved a throw blanket … Continue reading

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Caterpillars in the Bed

[pics incl] Jeff says “Caterpillars in the Bed” should be the title of a scary children’s book. But it’s the story of my life at the moment. I was sitting on the edge of the bed, and noticed something on … Continue reading

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[pics incl] Usually we have moths and flies like crazy but right now it’s ladybugs! I suspect since Aragog’s colony has moved into our garage, they’ve taken care of most of the moths and flies and now the ladybugs have … Continue reading

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FYI, Moths do NOT Give Butterfly Kisses

After I climbed into bed I saw something, popped my head up, and asked “Is that a moth?” Like a good husband, Jeff’s response was “Yes, do you want me to get it?” “Nah, it’s just a moth.” Just a … Continue reading

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Aunt Mousie’s Spider Poem

FIRST, go read yesterday’s post about the spider: http://blog.scottsontherocks.com/blog/2015/05/27/the-nosy-spider/ THEN, read this: Dear Theresa, You never know when what you say Could inspire a poem, which it did today. I have altered your words just a bit. So here we … Continue reading

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The Nosy Spider

[pics incl] “Leave it alone,” Ashley said (when this spider was on the ceiling above her head by fireplace) “it’s not bothering us, we shouldn’t bother it,” she said…… I am at the kitchen counter (where the sink will be)!!! … Continue reading

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A Giant Beetle

[pics incl] The fire/smokey house has brought all sorts of interesting insects out into the open, or namely me shoes! However, today, Heather found a giant beetle and while it wasn’t a spider, it invoked a similar scream from Courtney. … Continue reading

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My Least Favorite Son

[pics incl]. When it comes to spiders, perspective is everything. The history of spiders: http://blog.scottsontherocks.com/blog/2014/10/12/shower-antics/

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