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Journal queenofthe1ring's Journal: Dear Mother Nature: 4

I don't really know how to say this to you, but I'm not sure we can be friends anymore. We've been together a long time. Remember our agreement? The line? Well, in case you forgot the line consists of the walls of my house. I was generous, I gave you the big half.

I even invited parts of you into my home to live in pots on my window sills. I've been trying to help keep you groomed. I recycle, even though in my area it isn't the easiest thing to do.

But that spider in my kitchen was the last straw. I'm tired of all the uninvited guests you keep sending into my home. Even though I kill every one of them that I can find, you aren't getting the hint. This weekend we are going to be buying some of that Ortho Max stuff to force you to comply with the line. Please note that if this doesn't work, I will be forced to get really nasty.

Love, Queen

PS: As an additional favor, perhaps to show that you still have some good will towards me, it would be nice if you could keep all the dead animals out of my yard. Oh, and those poisonous berry plants I keep trying to get rid of. I really would prefer to keep my dog healthy. Thanks.

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  • I usually leave spiders alone unless they provoke a response. If they're just hanging out, then I view them as the top predator and figure they're killing other bugs. But when they start crawling around in my space, well, then their time has run out.

    Good luck with the barrier spray, I hope it works for you!
    • I'm seriously phobic of spiders. I'm just now getting to the point where I can cope with them on my own with the assistance of a good can of raid.

      This is thanks to the fact that my parents were dirt poor when I was born and lived in the basement of some apartment building. Apparently it had huge nasty spiders, that I would try to touch as a wee baby. My mom would freak out and scream to get me away from them. Aren't ingrained learned responses interesting.

    • Yup... spiders kill the bugs that can carry disease and stuff. As long as they are like up in the ceiling or out of the way areas making webs, I let'm go...
  • Small design flaw in the kitchen

    There is a space (ventilation maybe) behind where the microwave goes in the kitchen, which cant be reached even if you take fridge out from beside the microwave. You can't get above it easily.

    Dark, warm, ventilated. Guess what I think grows in there. We occasionally find a bnig spider wandering the house - about every 3 or 4 months. My guess is the spider grows in there, lays its eggs and then leaves (to get quickly killed actually).

    But there is no real way to get into th

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