Originally Posted by Goldfields
Is there any safe place in town if there are fires? It's terrible living in fear of fires all Summer, and you certainly do here too.
Not really, unless they jumped in the lake. But it's shallow and likely not much protection. The only time fire is a danger though, is in drought. The past two years we've had so much rain that a fire wouldn't have a chance of getting started--way too much green.
I like those little white spiders, too--they like to sit in the white peonies and you don't see them till your nose is right on them. But I still like them. I think they're really pretty....for spiders, anyway....
We get those big yellow and black spiders in the garden, though. I don't mind them if I know where they are, but if I hit a web accidentally is sorta creeps me out.