Posted in April 2018


We found this awesome little spider on our bathroom wall tonight. It was only around 1โ€“2 mm long and a rich brown colour. We thought it was a large tick at first (urgh), but soon noticed its large scorpion-like pincers. Sure enough, it turned out to be a pseudoscorpion or false scorpion,ย an ancient arachnid that … Continue reading

Peepers April 2018

Lily heard a spring peeper in the woods by school yesterday. It was a sunny day around 7 or 8 degrees. And our neighbour spotted mama robin flying into the nest by our back door with a beak full of dry grass. Spring is here. ๐Ÿ‘ First peepers over the years (amazingly consistent except for … Continue reading