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Losing your pet spider


“I forgot to tell you,” my husband says, “When I was in my office today, I saw something out of the corner of my eye. I looked over and there was a spider on my shoulder.”

My eyes widen in horror.

“It was just a little one.”

My eyes relax a smidge.

“My first thought was to brush it off, but then I remembered this is October. I’ll just walk around and introduce it to people as my pet.”


“Hewoo. Will you be my fwend?” [Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay]

“But then I forgot.”

Me: “You forgot?”

“Yeah. I must’ve gotten distracted. I forgot all about it.”

“So what happened to the spider?!” Read the rest of this entry

Some things you just shouldn’t joke about


I heard my four-year-old yelling from her bedroom, “Spider! There’s a big spider!” So naturally I came running with a shoe and a napkin at the ready.

“Where?!” I asked frantically.

Then my six-year-old laughed and said,  Read the rest of this entry