Author Archives: WillK

The New Shop Takes Shape

Our new shop is rapidly coming along.  Sometimes I wake up and it’s as though elves have been working on it overnight!  But it’s really our dedicated builder and his crew that have made this happen.  And all this happened … Continue reading

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One Big Hole (Nearly) Filled

As promised here is a look at the progress of our shop rebuilding.  The excavation is complete and we have the base for the new building.  Now we’re just waiting for the concrete. Possibly sensing that something is different this … Continue reading

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We’ve A Big Hole To Fill

How do you fill the big hole in your life?  Whether it’s a building or a loved one, when you’ve loved something for most of your lifetime the hole will never truly be filled.  What to do? Will loved his … Continue reading

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Spring Is Time For Rebuilding

Spring has sprung, or so they tell us since it has been cooler and wetter than normal.  Will has set out the web collecting frames to get our little workers thinking about spinning. Plans are underway for a new shop; … Continue reading

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Our Thoughtful Young Visitors

Our recent fire has made for a tough couple of weeks leading up to Thanksgiving Day. But our neighbors and friends have really gone the extra mile in helping us. We especially appreciated a group of students from the elementary … Continue reading

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Moving On

This has been a tough couple of weeks for mother and me. First, to watch helplessly as flames consumed the shop and store. Then standing by as the pile of rubble was loaded up and hauled away. I’d much rather … Continue reading

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We’re Devastated

Dear Friends, On October 25th the Spider Web Farm was destroyed by fire.  It was devastating.   Fortunately no one was hurt but all machinery, equipment and raw materials were destroyed. Our 40th year was so rewarding.  Although webs were scarce … Continue reading

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Just Getting Up To Speed

Having celebrated my 90th birthday this winter it takes me longer to get moving these days. While the going is slow, we’re looking forward to collecting spider webs this summer. Folks stopping by have been great even though the spiders … Continue reading

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Our Wish To You

Every year I do a little Christmas display.  I have it out now if you’d like to drop by (but not on Christmas Day or New Year’s).  If you can’t make it, on behalf of the entire Knight family, we … Continue reading

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A Visit From Troop 509

We had a visit from Girl Scout troop 509 from Berwick, Maine last week.  I got to answer their questions about spiders and show them how I harvest the webs. It was a fun visit for us all.  Great kids … Continue reading

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