The itsy, bitsy spider it's not. Abbey found this horrible thing suspended between two walls on the outside of our house. We've had more insects this year than I ever remember. Japanese beetles ate my dahlias and the chrysanthemums that came back from last year. We've had hordes of mosquitoes and armies of ants. Now, if you think you can take it, click on the image for a close-up of the newest creature to invade our yard. These are the only reasons I'd ever hope for a cold, cold winter!