"I exist as I am. That is enough" --Walt Whitman

Sometimes you turn the last page, read the last line, close the book and your heart breaks.

My beloved and ever growing hat collection (not including my berets).
My beloved and ever growing hat collection (not including my berets).

My beloved and ever growing hat collection (not including my berets).

JellyBean, Grandma and journals. My most precious possessions. Home is wherever this box is.
JellyBean, Grandma and journals. My most precious possessions. Home is wherever this box is.

JellyBean, Grandma and journals. My most precious possessions. Home is wherever this box is.

buggirl:

Love this- very educational….and look at all their funny faces!!
Here is the key:
1. Family Lycosidae – the Wolf Spiders2. Family Salticidae – the Jumping Spiders3. Family Salticidae, genus Lyssomanes – the Magnolia Green Jumpers4. Family Araneidae – the Orbweavers5. Family Pisauridae, genus Dolomedes – the Fishing Spiders6. Family Pisauridae, genus Pisaurina – the Nursery Web Spiders7. Family Ctenidae – the Wandering Spiders8. Family Oxyopidae – the Lynx Spiders9. Family Philodromidae – the Running Crab Spiders10. Family Dysderidae – the Woodlouse Hunters11. Family Tetragnathidae, genus Tetragnatha – the Longjawed Orbweavers12. Family Thomisidae, genus Xysticus – the Ground Crab Spiders13. Family Agelenidae, genus Eratigena – the Funnel Weavers14, Family Agelenidae, genus Agelenopsis – the Grass Spiders (aka Funnel Weavers)15, Family Selenopidae, genus Selenops – the Flatties (aka Crab Spiders)16. Family Sparassidae, genus Heteropoda – the Huntsman (aka Giant Crab Spiders)17. Family Sparassidae, genus Olios – Giant Crab Spiders (aka Huntsman)18. Family Sicariidae, genus Loxosceles – the Brown Spiders (includes the Brown Recluse)19. Family Uloboridae, genus Hyptiotes – the Triangle Weavers20. Family Zoropsidae, species Zoropsis spinimana – the False Wolf Spider21. Family Deinopidae, species Deinopis spinosa – the Net-casting Spider (aka Ogre-faced Spider); note that the four other eyes are not visible from the front.22. Family Diguetidae, genus Diguetia – the Desertshrub Spiders23. Family Antrodiaetidae, genus Antrodiaetus – the Folding-door Spiders (aka Turret Spiders); these are primitive spiders (mygalomorphs).24. Family Segestriidae – the Tube Web Spiders25. Family Scytodidae – the Spitting Spiders
Buggirl’s spider research
buggirl:

Love this- very educational….and look at all their funny faces!!
Here is the key:
1. Family Lycosidae – the Wolf Spiders2. Family Salticidae – the Jumping Spiders3. Family Salticidae, genus Lyssomanes – the Magnolia Green Jumpers4. Family Araneidae – the Orbweavers5. Family Pisauridae, genus Dolomedes – the Fishing Spiders6. Family Pisauridae, genus Pisaurina – the Nursery Web Spiders7. Family Ctenidae – the Wandering Spiders8. Family Oxyopidae – the Lynx Spiders9. Family Philodromidae – the Running Crab Spiders10. Family Dysderidae – the Woodlouse Hunters11. Family Tetragnathidae, genus Tetragnatha – the Longjawed Orbweavers12. Family Thomisidae, genus Xysticus – the Ground Crab Spiders13. Family Agelenidae, genus Eratigena – the Funnel Weavers14, Family Agelenidae, genus Agelenopsis – the Grass Spiders (aka Funnel Weavers)15, Family Selenopidae, genus Selenops – the Flatties (aka Crab Spiders)16. Family Sparassidae, genus Heteropoda – the Huntsman (aka Giant Crab Spiders)17. Family Sparassidae, genus Olios – Giant Crab Spiders (aka Huntsman)18. Family Sicariidae, genus Loxosceles – the Brown Spiders (includes the Brown Recluse)19. Family Uloboridae, genus Hyptiotes – the Triangle Weavers20. Family Zoropsidae, species Zoropsis spinimana – the False Wolf Spider21. Family Deinopidae, species Deinopis spinosa – the Net-casting Spider (aka Ogre-faced Spider); note that the four other eyes are not visible from the front.22. Family Diguetidae, genus Diguetia – the Desertshrub Spiders23. Family Antrodiaetidae, genus Antrodiaetus – the Folding-door Spiders (aka Turret Spiders); these are primitive spiders (mygalomorphs).24. Family Segestriidae – the Tube Web Spiders25. Family Scytodidae – the Spitting Spiders
Buggirl’s spider research

buggirl:

Love this- very educational….and look at all their funny faces!!

Here is the key:


1. Family Lycosidae – the Wolf Spiders
2. Family Salticidae – the Jumping Spiders
3. Family Salticidae, genus Lyssomanes – the Magnolia Green Jumpers
4. Family Araneidae – the Orbweavers
5. Family Pisauridae, genus Dolomedes – the Fishing Spiders
6. Family Pisauridae, genus Pisaurina – the Nursery Web Spiders
7. Family Ctenidae – the Wandering Spiders
8. Family Oxyopidae – the Lynx Spiders
9. Family Philodromidae – the Running Crab Spiders
10. Family Dysderidae – the Woodlouse Hunters
11. Family Tetragnathidae, genus Tetragnatha – the Longjawed Orbweavers
12. Family Thomisidae, genus Xysticus – the Ground Crab Spiders
13. Family Agelenidae, genus Eratigena – the Funnel Weavers
14, Family Agelenidae, genus Agelenopsis – the Grass Spiders (aka Funnel Weavers)
15, Family Selenopidae, genus Selenops – the Flatties (aka Crab Spiders)
16. Family Sparassidae, genus Heteropoda – the Huntsman (aka Giant Crab Spiders)
17. Family Sparassidae, genus Olios – Giant Crab Spiders (aka Huntsman)
18. Family Sicariidae, genus Loxosceles – the Brown Spiders (includes the Brown Recluse)
19. Family Uloboridae, genus Hyptiotes – the Triangle Weavers
20. Family Zoropsidae, species Zoropsis spinimana – the False Wolf Spider
21. Family Deinopidae, species Deinopis spinosa – the Net-casting Spider (aka Ogre-faced Spider); note that the four other eyes are not visible from the front.
22. Family Diguetidae, genus Diguetia – the Desertshrub Spiders
23. Family Antrodiaetidae, genus Antrodiaetus – the Folding-door Spiders (aka Turret Spiders); these are primitive spiders (mygalomorphs).
24. Family Segestriidae – the Tube Web Spiders
25. Family Scytodidae – the Spitting Spiders

Buggirl’s spider research

Family birthday dinner for Nick. Beautiful view. (at Pinewood Social)
Family birthday dinner for Nick. Beautiful view. (at Pinewood Social)

Family birthday dinner for Nick. Beautiful view. (at Pinewood Social)

Enjoying the sounds of cicadas while I read after an epic hike on the waterfalls of #rockisland #vacation (at Nashville Tn - Music City)
Enjoying the sounds of cicadas while I read after an epic hike on the waterfalls of #rockisland #vacation (at Nashville Tn - Music City)

Enjoying the sounds of cicadas while I read after an epic hike on the waterfalls of #rockisland #vacation (at Nashville Tn - Music City)