Thursday, May 6, 2010

Things that creep...

THIS is what greeted our youngest son in the shower at 5:45 on Tuesday morning.  Sometimes we forget we are living in the tropics, and then the temperature & humidity suddenly soar... and creatures like this one invade our house, and we remember.  Oh yes, we remember.

Any arachnologists around who care to identify this guy (or gal?!) for us?  Is he as dangerous as he looks to our untrained eyes, or is he just a big happy-go-lucky fellow traveler on this earth?

"God made the wild animals of the earth of every kind, and the cattle of every kind, and everything that creeps upon the ground of every kind.  And God saw that it was good."  -- Genesis 1:25

(do I dare say that I beg to differ with God?)


  1. How could anyone go back into the shower?

  2. Annie was a teen docent one summer in the Spiders exhibit at the Chicago Field musuem. She learned that big spiders and scorpions are less likely to be poisonous than small ones. I hope your spidie holds true to the norm. S.

  3. Ha, well I found a little glowing white spider on my screen door last night, so maybe that was one to watch out for. Kinda pretty in a scary way.