For the past three years we have had the pleasure of hosting a lovely writing spider in my azalea outside of my front window. My granddaughter named the first one "Spidey" and each successive visitor has been Spidey 2 and Spidey 3. Each one has left an egg sac, given us hours of entertainment and then moved away, leaving my grandgirl in tears. We have learned a lot about spiders and she has lost her irrational fear of them, becoming a rapt and respectful viewer.
Where do our "Spidey's" go? They always show up in late summer (August) and leave in mid-September. I need a good, honest way to explain this to my girl.
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