I am terrified of spiders. Big ones, little ones, any! I have panic attacks when I see them. I went to a reptile show once and there was a kind man that tried to help me. He put a large red kneed tarantula in my hand, a little at a time talking to me all the while. I thought I was going to die. I was sweating, tears ran down my face, and I had all I could do not to pass out. I made myself hold her for about 10 minutes thinking it would help me in the long run. When she crawled back on his hand I felt so proud. Did it help me? Hell no! It's as worse as ever. Thank God I live in NY state where they aren't so bad in the village. I need to overcome this. I even have nightmares about them.
http://www.healinglandscapes.org/blog/I've been wanting to add this link. Though we've discussed it. I think its important. Plus.... I just learns to add/paste links via mobile.
The cactus has happily sprouted a new petal. It was so tiny a couple of days ago and has grown to at least three inches. Our rainy season is winding down so it's getting the sun it needs. The periwinkle is just as loyal as can be to it's friend. It's standing straight and tall. Across the way on the opposite side of the patio the pot of periwinkles are flourishing after being cut...