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Since [livejournal.com profile] frivol is sick of seeing my ear wax story every time she checks for an update, I'm updating again. The thing that freaks me out most about LJ's new userinfo is the way the time of one's last update is shown right at the top of the page for everyone to see and judge. Who needs more GUILT?

Lately I've been at war with elm leaf beetles, picking them by hand from our tree and feeding them to the toilet spiders. We've had a mama brown house spider set up shop behind the toilet door for over a year now; she produced an impressive egg sac a few weeks ago and was looking a bit gaunt as a result, but I'm plumping her up again on beetles. Any beetle that drops from her web goes to the wee daddy-long-legs living below her, but he's rather clumsy and has a bad habit of losing his food. I hope they're enjoying the beetles, because there seems to be an endless supply of the little buggers. I scrape away all the eggs I can find - before they can skeletonise the leaves - but there's always more.

Okay, fandom content: there's a few more hours to sign up for [livejournal.com profile] yuletide if you're feeling tempted. (Be warned, sign-up may *take* a few hours, depending how adventurous you're feeling.) I don't think [livejournal.com profile] frivol can be convinced, but it doesn't stop her squeeful updatery on the progress of Spooks (19 requests! 27 volunteers!). That's the raw pulling power of Richard Armitage.

Almost time for silence. The wild red poppies are swaying about in our sun-washed back garden, sending the bees into ecstasies.

Date: 2008-11-11 12:56 am (UTC)
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I don't want them near my bed either - sometimes huntsmen and white-tails lurk about, and they get tossed outside again. My father's been limping around all week with a massive bite near his heel, and I'm rather expecting it to start necrotising any moment!

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