I wrote a slice last night that I was going to use about saving a sparrow. But I’ve changed my mind. This, being the first day of spring, reminds me of the first spring day last year. I saw my first spider of the season, both today, and last year at this time. What is THAT all about? How do spiders know today is Spring???
I hate spiders. As much as I like other living animals, most of God’s creatures, in fact, I HATE spiders! And flys and mosquitoes. I used to lie awake at night if I had seen a centipede in my room and was too slow to smash it to smithereens (which is kind of cool to see, by the way) with a flyswatter. I often get centipedes from the crawlspace.
The spider I took care of this morning was kind of a cute little thing. I almost felt bad putting him to rest.