“That’s a sewing spider”, one of the Amish boys in my classroom told me. Then he told another boy, “It can sew your fingers together!” I think an older brother has been telling some tall tales.
These large docile 0rb weaving spiders commonly answer to plain ol’ garden spider or black and yellow Orb Weaver. But I was curious about the sewing-spider tag. They weave a zig zag pattern into their webs and therefor have earned a nickname of “sewing machine spider”.
Another Wordless Wednesday
In the beginning God created… Genesis 1
The WPC challenge this week seeks an interpretation of Narrow. My interpretation comes from an narrow upward view through an opening into an abandoned silo. Its part of the Fort Custer State Recreation Area in the state of Michigan. On the Multipurpose trail, you come to the foundation remains of the O Farm.
Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life. “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.