But the only “fall” thing that has happened so far is the spiders. My least favorite thing about fall. They’re everywhere. In my house, on my walls, in my bathroom, in the trees, in the grass, on the siding… ugh. I almost didn’t go outside for pictures today because a huge fat orange spider made its web right across our front door.
And I am not brave. Fortunately, we have two other doors to the outside world, so I risked leaving the house for pictures, and then braved trying to kill the fat spider with a very, very long stick. I ended up knocking it and most of its web down while simultaneously squealing and twisting my ankle because… just… because.
And no, I will not be using the front door until it is thoroughly checked on all sides for that thing. It’s still alive. It might eat me.
Thank goodness I’m having a boy. When he’s old enough, he can kill the spiders for me.
I tried an orange dress/brown-and-white striped sweater combo, but even the light materials of that layering was too much. Being pregnant in the summer makes it hard to get dressed. It’s a wonder I don’t just sit here in my bra all day, now that I have a job working from home that doesn’t require me to get dressed (or showered, or brush my hair, or put on makeup, or anything at all. If we had wireless, I could work from bed. And then I’d be a total slob every day.)
I wish you all could have witnessed the epic-ness of Baby Owl’s kicks last night. He has gotten to the point where I can now see his kicking as well as feel it strongly, and to be honest… it creeps me out a little! It’s like a scene from Alien. Let’s just hope he doesn’t burst forth like that.
He definitely loves noise, though. I went on a brother-sister date to see a movie last night, and every time there was a huge fight scene (with things blowing up, noisy machines, etc), Baby Owl started kicking like mad. It was pretty funny. Yesterday and today were my first “real” days of working from home (I had a few days off, and then a day of training), and it’s been… good, but tiring. I have to figure out when the most editing needs to be done so that I know when I need to log in so that I can get my hours in every day. I think for the first week or two, I will be logging in hourly just to see when things are busiest. So that’s tiring. But otherwise, it is awesome. I love not having to get up at a certain time, and being able to take breaks between without worrying about having to get back to work at a certain time.
And since it’s editorial work, even though it’s fairly simple and repetitive, I still like it.
Are any of you experiencing fall yet? It definitely is getting cooler, just not cool enough to wear sweaters. And the leaves haven’t started to turn yet.They will soon, though! I can’t wait for pumpkin patches, either. Mr. Owl and I have decided we’re going to go to a haunted corn maze this year, just for the silly fun of it.
I hope you are all having a wonderful week! Happy Wednesday!