Isn't she pretty? She was hanging out by our front door acting all lazy in the cool air. She's a cross orb weaver, and most likely just finished mating and laying eggs and will soon go the way of Charlotte. My mom won't shed any tears- spiders like mom in all the wrong ways.
While I was typing this (my friend Louise says "whilst", which I wish I could say without feeling pretentious because it is a lilt of a word) the Spiderman 3 trailer came on. Spiders... spiderman... see? See??