There is a spider that has woven a giant web outside my front door. He has been very successful in catching large insects. A beetle. A cicada that was twice his size. I can only assume that the spider is devouring these creatures. Yesterday morning I took the web down, but the spider hid and survived. Last night it was back in the center of the web. Waiting. Today I went out and saw the new web was still there, but I didn’t see the spider. If this were a movie – and sometimes I’m not sure that it’s not – I would have turned around and the spider would be behind me. And it would be the size of a large dog.