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It’s Fall And The Spiders Are Slowing Down

Our brief web collecting season is too quickly coming to a close. We were hopeful but uncertain as we put up the racks in the spring. We were anxious as we transplanted our spider eggs after a long winter and … Continue reading

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We’re Getting There – 2

Summer is here at Spider Web Farm.  We have web racks hanging, our spiders are working and we have something of a store  but we are not quite up to full speed. Too many obstacles so far and it will … Continue reading

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A New Building And Soon Some New Webs

Hello Folks, It’s been a slow process, but we can see the possibilities ahead.  After a two year hiatus, the Spider Web Farm is coming back to life.  It’s been so hard not only without our barn, but moistly without … Continue reading

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We’re Getting There

Although the Spider Web Farm is but a shadow of its former “glory” it’s coming along slowly but surely. As usual nothing is as simple as it sounds and after a long summer filled with delays and problems we have … Continue reading

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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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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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