MY BABIES ARE PERFECT & YOU WON’T CHANGE MY MIND

I have the most beautiful babies. THAT IS ALL. Erlene the First, Phiddipus Audax Joy, most likely Pelegrina Galathea Aranea, Phiddipus Regius Nellie, Phiddipus Regius More posts to come.

Soon There Will Be Three

OUR FAMILY IS EXPANDING! Yeah, I’ve kind of said that before. A LOT. But that was, “HEY I WANT THIS TO HAPPEN; HOWEVER, NOTHING IS LANDING IN MY LAP”. But something HAS landed in my lap! I have been searching for a while for a sister for Erlene. I’m sure she will love to have …

The Rabbit Hole is Vast and Dark

Recently, I traveled to The Land of Mixed Feelings. I say that as though I don’t have a punch card for this particular destination. As a human who loves animals and nature, I strive to do my best to do right by both. I started to type out all of the things that bother me …

Happy International Trans Visibility Day! We Love and Support You!

You read correctly- this is a safe space. We love our trans friends here. The more the merrier! I hate to disappoint, but I accidentally deleted pictures of the most wonderful peen stitch markers that I promised last post. Sigh. Know they were very much appreciated. And I hope to see pictures of them in …

Erlene, The Bold Jumping Spider Who is Terrified of Grasshoppers

Most of you know how this story goes, thanks to my obsessive posting both here and on the social meeds; however, I feel like this teeny creature deserves a post all her own. I once said the only way I’d end up with a pet is if it somehow adopted me. I am not a …

The Trash Panda King (and Other Tales)

The Teenager came home last night from his nightly biking rounds, opened my door, and laid an offering of river shells before me. They were big and beautiful even without a good soak and scrub. …I love that he brings shells home for me because he knows they’re one of my favorite things. The child …