Turns out that our house had been surrounded by them, web after web, after web…
I, too, live in woods, not in a cabin but not in any kind of lock-box either.
Victoria Pendragon

Now THAT’s scary, Victoria! I’ve seen a couple of black widows around here, but they were away from the house, one in the storm shelter and the other hiding in a rock wall in the back yard. That one was huge and we kept trying to capture her. She was too clever for us though. We named her Shelob, after the spider in Lord of the Rings. 🎑

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