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Monday, December 11, 2017

Remember Mabel... .



I always told Lorelei that she was Charlotte's cousin that moved to the city.


 We watched her grow all one summer.

She grew....


And grew some more...


The first photo was taken on Sept 3 and the last one on October 11....I have watched for relatives every summer since that year but so far no luck. You know she had to leave lots of children behind with that body of hers!




18 comments:

Lady Fi said...

Wow - she's big and beautiful!

NatureFootstep said...

mabe the males did not fine her. Cool to have a spider as pet :)

Mildred said...

That body is quite plump!

Jeevan said...

Amazing capture on its transformation!! looks great

Hootin' ♥ Anni said...

Nasty boogers. I don't like spiders....but the series of her life you've shared is truly magnificent to be honest. I like this very much.

Tom said...

..spiders and I are not friends.

Sandra said...

i do not like spiders and she would not have been left there, but she really is a beautiful specimen. i could not sleep with her outside my house. they are quiet commong here, but not in the town part where we are, out east sometime they hang by the dozens from the power lines. EXCELLENT photos of your friend Mabel, Charlottes cousin. i wonder if she is a first cousin or a first cousin once removed

eileeninmd said...

Oh my, she has grown. It is a beautiful spider, I am ok with them outside.

Have a happy day and week ahead!

Christine said...

Amazing photos which really do show how she grew! Where could all those babies have gone?

don said...

Your pictures provide a wonderful sequence. I like this very much. A excellent post.

Carol Mattingly said...

Huge OMG. Spiders always creep me out. Carol

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh my, Mabel has really grown since September. Her yellow body is lovely, and these are really nice pictures, Rose.

~Sheri

happyone said...

Wow that is some spider. Great photos of her growing.

Bill said...

Colorful! I don't mind spiders so long as they stay outside and avoid building webs attaching my truck to the bushes.

The Furry Gnome said...

The perspective of your pictures makes her look HUGE!

Betty Crow said...

creepy but beautiful!

Small City Scenes said...

All I can say is WOW!!!
MB

Klara S said...

Big and scary.

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