Truth is, I do not like spiders AT ALL. So when I came downstairs the other day and found this large one outside my window, sitting in the middle of a gigantic web, I didn't panic only because it was on the other side of the glass. And I forced myself to take the photos because I have been working on some Halloween ACEOs and thought some spider photos might come in handy.
Then a strange thing happened. The next morning not only was the spider gone but that gigantic web was gone. Very puzzling - there was no rain overnight; it didn't look like some other critter had gotten at the web because there were no torn remnants left behind - it was just completely and neatly gone. Hmmm ... do spiders pack up their webs and sneak off into the night??
On Tuesday I came down for breakfast; still no spider. I came back upstairs to my studio, sat down to work and ... there it is again: right outside the second floor window with a nice new web! I guess it wanted to move up in the world ...
So I guess as long as this guy stays on the other side of the glass it's peaceful coexistence for us. But don't you DARE try to come inside!