At least black widows are not a particularly aggressive species, and the adult would probably do her best to avoid me, but if she produces an egg sack, I could have a swarm of her ignorant offspring who wouldn't be so cautious. On the other hand, spiders don't carry West Nile virus, which killed a guy in Walnut Grove the other day. Spiders kill the mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus. It would be too much irony if I killed the spider that would have killed the mosquito that will bite me and give me the disease that kills me. Sometimes I get the feeling that nature is just too damned complicated.
Nature produces kitties, though. Behold the overload of cuteness that is Cats in Sinks.
It's too hot again.