Yesterday evening, we had a torrential downpour. The result was a huge flood in the cul-de-sac of our street. The water was literally waist-high at the deepest part. After it stopped raining, all the neighbors came out of their homes to gawk and take pictures. While the adults stood around, the kids had other ideas. They put on their bathing suits, grabbed their pool toys and jumped in.
They played happily, floating on colorful inner tubes and pool noodles until a little something spoiled the fun.
"Mama!" my son shrieked. "Help!"
I quickly ran over to where he was. "What is it?"
He pointed to his leg. A giant spider was crawling up it and was about to sneak under the short leg of his bathing suit. "Get it off!"
I whacked that thing into the water, unfortunately not before it bit my son.
Bad spider! I hope he landed in the sewer and drowned because that's what he deserved for biting my boy and ruining the fun!