Author Archives: WillK

Nice Story About The Farm

Just in time for Halloween the weekly paper Seven Days did a nice story about us.  Thse of you who have visited us will appreciate how well they caught on to my sense of humor. (And what I have to … Continue reading

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Getting The Big Picture

Our recent visitor Diane G. sent us this panoramic view of the store (click it to see the full-size original).  She also sent along a nice note saying ” I really enjoyed talking with you and hearing your story.   I believe … Continue reading

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Our Spider Receptionist

A recent visitor sent along this picture with the following note: Hello! I visited your farm a few weeks ago with my mother and my brother, and were greeted by your unofficial spider receptionist! (According to the internet, our little … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Floating Stones

Our little workers pulled a fast one on me the other day.  Imagine my surprise when, as I went out in the early morning to check for new webs, I found a stone floating in mid-air!  Now there’s something you … Continue reading

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They’re Here!

Our little workers are here and happily making webs! Just when we thought summer would never get here and our spiders had abandoned us for a better feeding location, the warm weather arrived and with it the bugs. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Just Waiting For You

The door is open and the web racks are up. We’ve moved some spiders in and now we’re waiting for things to start happening. It’s been a long, long winter and we still hear the furnace kicking off in the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – Stay Warm!

Happy New Year to you all. We are now beginning our morning count of increasing daylight. From 8 hours and 52 minutes on December 22nd to 8 hours and 56 minutes on New Years Day we feel our spirits perking … Continue reading

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The Frost Is On the Pumpkin

Actually the pumpkins are gone and so are most of the spiders.  With the arrival of cold days and nights most of them have crawled into their warm nooks and crannies. There are not many flying bugs or moths around … Continue reading

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It’s Leaf Season At Spider Web Farm

It’s prime leaf peeping season here in Vermont.  This is also one of the warmest falls we’ve had in a while.This means the spiders are still active but we’re both preparing for winter at this point. We haven’t had our … Continue reading

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This Visit Was A Real Treat!

I confess that I have a fondness for ice cream.  I’ve been known to go down to the local creemee stand (soft serve ice cream) on a summers evening.  So you can imagine my surprise when I heard a familiar … Continue reading

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