Dublin came home with Libby today. Dublin is a green, stuffed bear who brings along the journal he needs to keep while he is in our home. Libby asked if we could take some pictures of Dublin doing her some of her favorite activities, one of which is lounging in the hot tub. Rather than get into the hot tub, we had her pose next to the hot tub with Dublin (more about that later). I grabbed a towel that was hanging over the deck railing, when much to my surprise...and girly screams...I found this.His size might not impress you much and I may get some shit from the folks in South Africa, but...in my defense, he was ENORMOUS and had the benefit element of an ambush. I nearly passed out.
And because Mom and Dad had recently hinted that perhaps the kids could use a little more respect for nature, I didn't let them kill it. Instead, Jack scooped him up in a plastic container and released him in the trees in the bottom of the yard.
Had I been alone, I would have stomped on him like my feet were on fire.
Now if you'll excuse me, I have a spider to hunt down and exterminate.