Sunday, July 08, 2007

Little Miss Muffet

Little Miss Muffet, sat on a tuffet,
Eating her curds and whey;
Along came a spider, who sat down beside her
And frightened Miss Muffet away.

There are the usual spider webs appearing around the back of the house, many near the back deck. As farmers work in their fields, crops filled with bugs are fleeing from their homes, straight into the spider webs for his meal storage.

Just like Wilbur in E.B. White's famed "Charlotte's Web", we just may have our own "Charlotte" (a big spider) living nearby, offering her wisdom to us so we keep her webs intact. My oh my, he sure can cut down the bug population each day with his webs, therefore we have become accustomed to the webs forming on the back deck within the spindle areas, gladly keeping them there if they aren't in the way, for future consumption among spider families.