Monday, July 21, 2008

Bugs, bugs, bugs...

The two things I was most concerned about coming out here to North Carolina were humidity and bugs. Neither of them are as bad as I thought they would be. It's definitely more humid than Utah (that's not hard to do), but it's not horrible. Maybe August will be worse...we'll see. The bugs are definitely worse than in Utah too, but not like I pictured it would be. I've seen lots of spiders in our apartment, but only a couple were big enough to make me a little scared. They're mostly tiny little ones. In fact, so small to the point that Caleb and Courtney both want to help me "get them":) Anytime one of them sees a spider they ask me for a kleenex (Becca says "eww, bug, keenex") and go take care of it.

The other day, Courtney ran in while I was on the phone and asked me for a kleenex to get a spider. I handed it to her without thinking twice about it and continued my conversation. After I hung up the phone I went in to check on her and saw what I couldn't really believe! She had a little cricket in her kleenex! It was so funny! I took a picture of her with her dead cricket, but it's hard to tell from the picture how big the cricket was. She had no qualms about catching this cricket that was probably jumping all over the place. (Even I save those ones for Rog:) She's gotten plenty more for us since then!


JaNae said...

Way to go Larin. You've got your kids trained to do a very undesirable job, and they love it. I need to take lessons from you.

CCB love... Kelsie said...

Oh I just love all these pictures! The boat rides, Becca's Head Hot, and sprinklers! It all just looks so fun! Courtney looks so cute in this one with the bug! That is the grossest thing ever and I can't believe she wasn't scared! She's so tough! I just can't get enough of these stories! I miss them! I can't wait to be a part of the blog with photos of me and the kids one day! :)

Send all my love!
Kelsie loves Caleb, Courtney, and Becca, and Becca, Courtney and Caleb love... KELSIE!