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Itsy Bitsy Spider!

Yesterday I showed a beautiful home in Arlington, Virginia.  And a major feature was an obstructed, mostly "winter view" of the Potomac River.  And even when the trees have all of their leaves, you can still see a tiny patch of Potomac from the far right hand corner of the balcony off the living room. 

So, I opened the door and held it for my clients.  We stepped out onto the balcony.  Even without the river, the view was lovely.  I heard one of the buyers take in a quick breath.  I assumed it was the view until I looked up and saw one of the biggest spiders I've ever seen in my life right in the middle of a huge web - about half an inch from her face!

EEEK!

Now, I will say that the wonderful  job the sellers did staging this home was not in vain. None of us had a crippling case of arachnophobia.  But it's always amazing to me how easily it can come undone by the hard work of an inch-and-a-half long eight-legged chelicerate arthropod!

 

Comment balloon 25 commentsPatricia Kennedy • September 18 2009 09:09AM
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