Tuesday, October 21, 2008
We get a lot of spider webs around our house. This in itself doesn't bother me as I like the metaphor of all humankind being interconnected, etc. But I typically avoid them because...well, I realized today that I have no idea. I
So I walked into one. Face first. (The spider wasn't home, so I didn't feel like I was displacing anybody.) As with many things I've tried this year that I've resisted, I realized it wasn't bad at all. In fact, it was kind of pleasant, like a silk veil being draped over my face. The slightest hint of stickiness, but nothing so severe that I felt like I had to wipe it off. Intriguingly, it lay invisibly on my skin and I had the odd sensation of wearing the web unseen.
And now I don't have to worry about running into one again.
Posted by Marc Acito at 11:45 PM